CNote selected to be SXSW Accelerator Finalist

We’re proud to announce that CNote has been selected as a finalist for this year’s South by Southwest Accelerator Pitch event. CNote is one of five payment and FinTech companies selected for the pitch event. We’re excited to share our vision for creating accessible financial products that maximize individual and societal wealth with the “future curious” Read more about CNote selected to be SXSW Accelerator Finalist[…]

Coverage from TechCrunch

Today marks the day when the first financial product based on Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) is brought by CNote to individuals for the first time in history. The coverage from TechCrunch perfectly captures the nature of CDFIs and their social impact mission: Community development financial institutions are an integral part of economic development in the United Read more about Coverage from TechCrunch[…]

Reflections post-CDFI conference

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the national conference of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) in Atlanta. CDFIs, as you’ve read in previous posts are the “good guys and gals of finance.” They provide fair capital and coaching to underserved segments like women and minorities in a high integrity, transparent and personal way. Read more about Reflections post-CDFI conference[…]

The Good Guys of Finance. (Yes, they exist)

Having worked in both venture capital and financial services, I have seen some of the best and worst faces of finance. But there is one financial segment that is largely ignored and vastly under-celebrated. I call them “the good guys and girls of finance” for many reasons, but also because it’s easier than their name: Read more about The Good Guys of Finance. (Yes, they exist)[…]