Join Phoenix Books and Onion River Press for a *virtual* event with local author Janice Shade, author of Moving Mountains: The Power of Main Street Americans to Change Our Economy.
ABOUT THE BOOK: In Moving Mountains: The Power of Main Street Americans to Change Our Economy, Janice Shade uses storytelling and humor to deliver illuminating facts and practical tips for women, people of color, and social entrepreneurs. An entrepreneur and ﬁnancial innovator since 2006, Janice lays out alternative ﬁnancing opportunities for investors.
In these pages youʼll ﬁnd:
- stories of women entrepreneurs and their quests for capital
- a history and exposé of the inequities of our start-up capital markets
- evaluation of crowdfundingʼs past, present, and future potential
- sneak peaks at the latest innovations in community-sourced capital
- steps you can take today to align your money with your values
If youʼre disenchanted with Wall Street and the current money system that perpetuates the concentration of wealth among the few, this book is for you. Itʼs meant to inspire and shed light on the emerging possibility to create economic justice for all.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Janice Shade is a social entrepreneur, financial innovator, and author with 30 years’ experience building brands, businesses, and movements. After an early career in brand management at Procter & Gamble, Welch’s, and Seventh Generation, she set out to explore new models for conscious commerce and community capital. Since 2006, she has launched or co-founded for-profit and non-profit ventures including TrueBody Products, Milk Money, and Local First Vermont, all of which share common themes of democratic access to capital, economic justice, and local economic resilience. Janice is currently the founder of The Initiative for Local Capital, a non-profit innovation lab; and a founding board member of the National Coalition for Community Capital.
Janice is an avid skier and hiker, science fiction enthusiast, and devoted soccer/ballet mom. She lives in Jericho, VT, with her husband, two daughters, and dog.
This event is free and open to all! Please register with Eventbrite HERE. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom invite.