ComCap17 National Conference coming to Downtown Monterey September 10-13, 2017!



Join us in downtown Monterey, CA for the third annual ComCapCon!

This year’s conference is focused on providing tools, knowledge, and strategies for increasing social equity, citizen engagement, local resilience and community impact. Excitingly, we are also bringing ComCap17 to downtown Monterey, CA, September 10-13, 2017. Registration for early-bird tickets is now available!

Register now! Early bird tickets are available for a limited time!

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Hosted by Hatch Innovation, the nonprofit behind ComCap; the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS); and the City of Monterey.

“Access to capital is everything.” —Amy Pearl

Speakers will share their expertise for enabling access to capital in local communities during 3 full days of panels, workshops, and presentations. Featured speakers include noted economist and author, Michael Shuman; co-founder of the Sustainable Economies Law Center, Janelle Orsi; and financial expert, Marco Vangelisti (see bios below). Additional speakers include community capital leaders from across the country, including Arno Hesse, founder and CEO of Credibles; Janice Shade and Louisa Schibli, co-founders of Milk Money Vermont; Youngro Lee, co-founder and CEO of NextSeed; Amy Cortese, New York Times journalist and author of Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It;Angela Barbash, founder of Reconsider and Revalue; and Amy Pearl, founder of Hatch Innovation and ComCap conferences, with more to be announced on

“Now is the time for community capital—capital that remains in the community, comes from the community, and benefits the community—ultimately strengthening community.” —Michael Shuman

Who should attend? Economic development professionals, city and county leaders, entrepreneurs, regulators, finance and legal professionals, business technical service providers, local investors, members of the press, students, and anyone interested in equitable access to capital.

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