Category Archives: community

HTF 006: Cultivating Community Capital

Amy Pearl speaks with Youngro Lee and Abe Chu, co-founders of NextSeed, a Texas-based marketplace where “anyone can invest in local businesses and earn solid returns”.  After the recession, Youngro left his job and started Nextseed...

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How to Make the Shift from “Buy Local” to Invest Local

Buying local is ‘in’ (especially here in Portland) – local beer, local produce, local wine, locally produced furniture, locally produced… well, you know the deal. And for good reason. Here at Hatch, we’ve been espousing the benefits...

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Lessons Learned at Our Table Cooperative by Narendra Varma

The following is a guest post from Narendra Varma, Executive Director of Our Table Cooperative LESSONS LEARNED AT OUR TABLE COOPERATIVE In the late 1990s, after eight years working at Microsoft Corporation, my wife and I...

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