All posts by: flexcap

I recently read a post from a colleague at Goodworks Ventures, an impact investment fund in rural Montana, that hit home: “There is a lot of discussion around failure and startups these days. Fail fast. Failure is the way you...
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How much money is enough? Do you really know what your money is doing? What story is your money telling about what you care about? Is your money invested in things that work against what is most important to you...
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In October, 38 women and four men from Vermont and New England gathered to participate in a workshop on “Addressing Unconscious Bias in Investing and the Workplace.” The workshop was put on by the Vermont Women’s Investors Network (VT WIN)...
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Flexible Capital Fund investment accelerates market expansion for Localvore’s digital marketing platform Conscious consumers are demanding products and services from environmentally and socially responsible companies in all industries. Burlington-based digital marketing provider, Localvore, is expanding operations outside of Vermont to...
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Excerpt from Seven Days: The creators of Localvore Today started their company five years ago with a simple goal: become a local version of deal-of-the-day services like Groupon. From a tiny art studio on Burlington’s Pine Street, the three-person shop dispatched daily...
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New Localvore Platform Connects Farms, Restaurants and Producers with Conscious Consumers to Promote Sustainability and Local Consumerism Burlington, VT – October 5, 2017 — Localvore is on a mission to change the way conscious consumers discover local food and drink, and...
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Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law creates market for organics hauling and management services; Flexible Capital Fund provides working capital to turn economic opportunity into revenue growth and new livable wage jobs at Grow Compost of Vermont Montpelier, VT – The diversion...
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Excerpt from Vermont Business Magazine: Four Vermont economic development organizations received grant awards totaling $4.45 million from the US Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) late last month. The Flexible Capital Fund, Housing Vermont, NeighborWorks of Western Vermont...
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Ruah Swennerfelt lives in Charlotte with her husband, Louis Cox. The retired couple have inherited some money — and they want to make thoughtful decisions about how to invest it. The couple attended a meeting last fall in Montpelier that...
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Aegis Renewable Energy installed the largest single rooftop solar array in the state at Ayers Brook Goat Dairy in Randolph, VT owned by Vermont Creamery. Generating 200,000 kWh of electricity per year, the array will power the farm and send...
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