55 episodes

Jenny Kassan and Michelle Thimesch, securities lawyers and capital raising experts, will be interviewing fundraising veterans—both entrepreneurs and investors—and sharing success stories and cautionary tales of creative/outside-the-box capital raising.

Jenny Kassan is the author of Raise Capital on Your Own Terms: How to Fund Your Business without Selling Your Soul and served on the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies.

Michelle Thimesch is the CEO of Crowfund Mainstreet, a regulated investment crowdfunding platform.

Capital Insight Jenny Kassan & Michelle Thimesch

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Jenny Kassan and Michelle Thimesch, securities lawyers and capital raising experts, will be interviewing fundraising veterans—both entrepreneurs and investors—and sharing success stories and cautionary tales of creative/outside-the-box capital raising.

Jenny Kassan is the author of Raise Capital on Your Own Terms: How to Fund Your Business without Selling Your Soul and served on the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies.

Michelle Thimesch is the CEO of Crowfund Mainstreet, a regulated investment crowdfunding platform.

    Episode 54: Grassroots Fundraising with Tom Moroz

    Episode 54: Grassroots Fundraising with Tom Moroz

    Summary:

    On this episode of the Capital Insight Podcast, Tom Moroz, founder and director of Stonehedge Holistic Learning Center, shares his journey with grassroots fundraising and the challenges and surprises he’s encountered along the way.

    Get In Touch:

    Website: https://www.jennykassan.com/

    https://crowdfundmainstreet.com/

    https://www.opportunitymainstreet.com/

    https://www.theselc.org/

    https://www.thenextegg.org/

    Socials:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/jennykassan

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennykassan/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekassangroup/

    Additional Resource:


    Angels of Main Street is a community of investors with no minimum wealth or income requirement to join.  If you'd like to be part of a community of diverse investors who want to make a difference with their dollars, please join us in Angels of Main Street!

    Episode Credit:

    Intro and outro are voiced by Marina Verlaine. She can be contacted at reel.peach.vo@gmail.com

    Check out past episodes here!

    • 19 min
    Episode 53: Questioning Customary Investment Terms: The Role of Foundations

    Episode 53: Questioning Customary Investment Terms: The Role of Foundations

    Summary:

    On this episode of the Capital Insight podcast, hosts Jenny Kassan and Michelle Thimesch explore foundations as funders and whether their investment term sheets align with their impact missions.

    Get In Touch:

    Website: https://www.jennykassan.com/

    https://crowdfundmainstreet.com/

    https://www.opportunitymainstreet.com/

    https://www.theselc.org/

    https://www.thenextegg.org/

    Socials:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/jennykassan

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennykassan/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekassangroup/

    Additional Resource:


    Angels of Main Street is a community of investors with no minimum wealth or income requirement to join.  If you'd like to be part of a community of diverse investors who want to make a difference with their dollars, please join us in Angels of Main Street!

    Episode Credit:

    Intro and outro are voiced by Marina Verlaine. She can be contacted at reel.peach.vo@gmail.com

    Check out past episodes here!

    • 22 min
    Episode 52: Raising Capital Using Intuition with Logan Yonavjak

    Episode 52: Raising Capital Using Intuition with Logan Yonavjak

    In this episode of the Capital Insight Podcast, financial services professional, social entrepreneur, author, and angel investor, Logan Yonavjak shares what led her to impact investing and what she’s learned about raising capital. Throughout her career, she’s assumed many roles, but her goal has always been raising capital for change: “All along the way my focus has been asking this question: how do we change our economic system?”

    • 30 min
    Episode 51: Investing in Underrepresented Social Entrepreneurs with Pooja Mehta

    Episode 51: Investing in Underrepresented Social Entrepreneurs with Pooja Mehta

    Summary:

    On this episode of the Capital Insight Podcast, hosts Jenny Kassan and Michelle Thimesch are joined by social entrepreneur Pooja Mehta who shares her experience being a woman in the investment industry, what she’s learned as an angel investor, and how she’s supporting other social entrepreneurs.

    Get In Touch:

    Website: https://www.jennykassan.com/

    https://crowdfundmainstreet.com/

    https://www.opportunitymainstreet.com/

    https://www.theselc.org/

    https://www.thenextegg.org/

    Socials:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/jennykassan

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennykassan/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekassangroup/

    Additional Resource:


    Angels of Main Street is a community of investors with no minimum wealth or income requirement to join.  If you'd like to be part of a community of diverse investors who want to make a difference with their dollars, please join us in Angels of Main Street!

    Episode Credit:

    Intro and outro are voiced by Marina Verlaine. She can be contacted at reel.peach.vo@gmail.com

    Check out past episodes here!

    • 21 min
    Episode 50: Growing the Community Investing Movement with Stephanie Geller

    Episode 50: Growing the Community Investing Movement with Stephanie Geller

    Summary:

    In this episode of the Capital Insight Podcast, Stephanie Geller, Founder of Community Wealth Builders in Baltimore, Maryland shares the mission and inspiration behind her company. Community Wealth Builders is a nonprofit initiative that focuses on bringing new ideas, policies, and models to her hometown of Baltimore City as a way to build a more equitable, sustainable, and resilient local-based economy.

    Get In Touch:

    Website: https://www.jennykassan.com/

    https://crowdfundmainstreet.com/

    https://www.opportunitymainstreet.com/

    https://www.theselc.org/

    https://www.thenextegg.org/

    Socials:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/jennykassan

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennykassan/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekassangroup/

    Additional Resource:


    Angels of Main Street is a community of investors with no minimum wealth or income requirement to join.  If you'd like to be part of a community of diverse investors who want to make a difference with their dollars, please join us in Angels of Main Street!

    Episode Credit:

    Intro and outro are voiced by Marina Verlaine. She can be contacted at reel.peach.vo@gmail.com

    Check out past episodes here!

    • 18 min
    Episode 49: Exploring Economic Justice with Steve Dubb

    Episode 49: Exploring Economic Justice with Steve Dubb

    Summary: In this episode of the Capital Insight podcast, hosts Jenny Kassan and Michelle Thimesch are joined by Steve Dubb, a senior editor of economic justice at Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ), to explore what it takes to build an economy that works for people and the planet.

    Bio: Steve Dubb is a senior editor of economic justice at NPQ, where he writes and edits for Nonprofit Quarterly (including his Economy Remix column) and curates a monthly webinar series, Remaking the Economy. Throughout his career with cooperatives and nonprofits, Steve has authored, co-authored, and edited numerous reports; participated in and facilitated learning cohorts; designed community building strategies; and helped build the field of community wealth building. Steve is the lead author of Building Wealth: The Asset-Based Approach to Solving Social and Economic Problems and coauthor of The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads. In 2016, Steve curated and authored Conversations on Community Wealth Building, a collection of interviews of community builders that Steve had conducted over the previous decade.

    Get In Touch:

    Website: https://www.jennykassan.com/

    https://crowdfundmainstreet.com/

    https://www.opportunitymainstreet.com/

    https://www.theselc.org/

    https://www.thenextegg.org/

    Socials:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/jennykassan

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennykassan/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekassangroup/

    Additional Resource:


    Angels of Main Street is a community of investors with no minimum wealth or income requirement to join.  If you'd like to be part of a community of diverse investors who want to make a difference with their dollars, please join us in Angels of Main Street!

    Episode Credit:

    Intro and outro are voiced by Marina Verlaine. She can be contacted at reel.peach.vo@gmail.com

    Check out past episodes here!

    • 19 min

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