Beyond Rhetoric: Finding Common Ground in Community Finance

Beyond Rhetoric: Finding Common Ground in Community Finance

The emergence and backlash of socially conscious language surged in the United States following the murder of George Floyd in the summer of 2020. Terms such as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) have been repurposed and...
Insights from Growing a Regional Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Insights from Growing a Regional Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

The Shenandoah Valley in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains is renowned for its stunning vistas, even if not yet for its entrepreneurial ecosystem. But the insights that we have gained from stitching that ecosystem together hold great promise for our region and for other...