Liz Marchi, is the Director at Youth Entrepreneurs in Polson Montana and has long been passionate about business, even as a youth herself. Liz shares, in this episode, that the best about YE is: It's gamified and takes a do first talk latter approach, creating a very experiential way of learning. Hear more about what she's up to on this episode.
Tara St. James is an expert in the field of sustainable fashion. Her list of talents include: sustainable fashion designer, educator, production manager, and supply chain expert. She's an adjunct professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology and owner of Study, a sustainable womenswear brand made in NYC using ethically sourced textiles and labor practices.
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Joe is the Executive Director of Butte Local Development Corporation and Headwaters RC&D. He leads the economic development organizations of Butte-Silver Bow to recruit and retain business to the local community. Hear his story up next on Heart Stock Radio.
Tiffany Rose Na'puti Lascado is the founder of the Lei Company Cooperative based in Oakland, California. She is passionate about cultivating an ecosystem for Pacifika community wealth building, so they may flourish through collaborative enterprise. The Lei Company Cooperative is the 1st Pacifika Worker-Owned Cooperative in the United States and their mission is to improve the economic standing of their members, providing employment, business ownership and training. Tiffany has an Integral MBA in Creative and Regenerative Enterprise form Meridian University and holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Change and Activism with a emphasis on Social Entrepreneurship from New College of California.
On this episode of Heart Stock Radio, BT Livermore will share his project, Phoenix Fabrication Studios, an upcoming maker's space in uptown Butte, Montana. His aim is to help provide access to affordable space for folks with a creative business. He's also an adjunct professor at Montana Tech where he teaches Desk Top Publishing.
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Jiwon is the founding partner of XX and in charge of community building at Wefunder. She believes in: more startups, more small businesses, more immigrants and more leaders from diverse backgrounds. She co-founded XX after learning that only 2% of venture capital was awarded to women in 2017.
Christina is the Executive Director of Montana High Tech Business Alliance and co-author of the first case study on Montana's entrepreneurial ecosystems. She's also an instructor of management and organizational behavior at the School of Business Administration at the University of Montana. Hear her story and all about the state of high tech business in Montana.
Kristin is the CEO and CIO of Nia Impact Capital. She is a conscious investor, empowering individuals, families and organizations to invest in alignment with their values. Kristin also is the creator and writer of the Money Doula Blog. Her professional career began as a bilingual elementary school teacher, and then when her family sold their investment business and started a foundation, she helped move the assets to being 100% mission aligned. Hear her story and suggestions for investing with impact on this episode.
Petra Kassun-Mutch is a serial social-purpose, award-winning food entrepreneur, incubator and accelerator management consultant, and former C-suite publishing executive (McGraw Hill, Canada and John Wiley & Sons, NY) who is deeply committed to creating a more just, human-centered and generative economy by educating founders and leaders on the power of feminist business practice. Her enterprise, Eve-Volution Inc. (2014), a B Corp-certified, lean, networked feminist enterprise, advocates for and designs programs that promote equity and inclusion in startup and community-based economic development ecosystems. Her magazine, LiisBeth (2000+ subscribers and 14,000 on social media) was launched in 2016 and serves as a convener, capacity-builder and voice for the growing entrepreneurial feminist community. Hear her story on this episode of Heart Stock Radio and access a her free downloads here:
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As CEO of Crowdfund Mainstreet, an equity crowdfunding platform, Michelle works with mission-driven entrepreneurs, particularly those addressing pressing issues such as environmental challenges and political and wealth inequality, to help them raise capital for their business. Michelle also sees this form of investment opportunity as a wealth-building tool that can revitalize local communities. She shares her story on this episode of Heart Stock Radio.