Insights: Joel Solomon, RSF's Entrepreneur in Residence

Renewal's Joel Solomon shares his personal story of changing the way the world works with money in the recent RSF Social Finance newsletter.

Joel Solomon, RSF Social Finance Entrepreneur-in Residence
Interview with Marta Abel, Communications Program Assistant 

Joel Solomon, RSF’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, was born in Tennessee and as a young adult inherited “a significant but modest sum of money” from family wealth in the shopping mall industry. As a young man, he studied biodynamic gardening at the Farallones Institute in Northern California. These biodynamic principles affected him deeply and influenced his work with money.

Growing Local Wealth in Vancouver through Social Venture Networking

An inspirational write-up in Granvile Magazine about the Social Venture Network Local Gathering last month.

Growing local wealth in Vancouver through social venture networking
By Emily Jubenvill, March 11, 2011
Granville Magazine

Vancouver is quickly becoming a hub for social ventures and community investing where a triple-bottom-line approach ensures business is giving back to the community

I didn't really know what to expect as I rode the quiet elevator up to Joel and Dana Bass Solomon's Downtown Eastside apartment. The occasion: the Social Venture Network Local Gathering, an evening of networking with people from some of North America's top values-based investment firms, businesses and non-profit organizations.

Re-Imagining Money

Don Shaffer, President and CEO of RSF Social Finance recently asked “What does it look like to re-imagine money to serve our highest aspirations?” in his article in Green Money Journal.

Renewal2 in San Francisco

January 27, 2009
The Law Office of Hanson Bridgett, San Francisco, CA
Investors' Circle and Renewal2 invite you to a night of learning and mixing with great Bay Area companies. The night will begin with brief presentations from two IC members, RSF Social Finance and Renewal Partners.
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