In the course of its first year any startup will confront issues it had not anticipated. Decisions will be made that are wrong. Every new business is different, and every one will encounter its own unique problems. Here are the lessons we learned from our mistakes at CircleUp in our first year.
Small businesses now must make some assumptions about policy decisions and move forward. They are too important to the country's economic recovery to remain in limbo.
Impact investing is concentrated in private markets for good reason: influence. Investors in public companies have very little, or at least considerably less. But it would be a mistake to presume that impact investing is impossible in public markets.