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Woody Tasch

Woody Tasch

Woody Tasch is the Founder and Chairman of Slow Money, a non-profit headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with an alliance of national and international chapters. Slow Money took root in 2009 when Tasch wrote his groundbreaking book “Inquiries Into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered.”

Tasch is widely regarded as a pioneer of the concepts of patient capital, mission-related investing and community-building venture capital. For ten years before founding Slow Money, he was the Chairman of Investor’s Circle, a network of investors that funds startups that emphasize sustainable business practices. Tasch was founding chairman of the Community Development Venture Capital Alliance and Treasurer of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation during the 90s, where he had the foresight to invest $1.25 million in Stonyfield Farm, which returned 3x cash-on-cash in five years.

Tasch is now working on the sequel to his first book, revisiting the fundamental principles of Slow Money, based on the experience of the last four years launching the organization and movement. To date, Slow Money has moved $30 million into 221 small food businesses around the country, including farms, creameries, grain mills, niche organic brands, local processing, distribution and seed companies, and restaurants.

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Woody Tasch Events

September 12th, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Woody Tasch at Slow Money Southeast Regional Gathering

Location: Central Carolina Community College & Pittsboro Memorial Library, 158 West St, Pittsboro, NC, 27312 | Authors: Woody Tasch

Woody Tasch will be the Saturday keynote speaker at the Slow Money Southeast Regional Gathering, which is taking place at the Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro, NC. Tasch's keynote address, titled "The State of Soil," will take place on The Stage at The Plant on September 12th from 4:00-5:00PM. Tickets for the full weekend tickets to the conference are $100 until September 10, and are $125 thereafter. Single-day and single-session tickets are also available.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Business & Economy | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience | Politics & Public Policy
Format: Keynote 

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