Since 2010, when Hewitt made the first loan to a friend who needed help expanding her small Greek restaurant, Slow Money NC has catalyzed over 300 loans totaling about $4 million to 125 small farmers and local food businesses.
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Peer-to-peer loans a viable community finance option, say Slow Money NC founders
The 3 ½ day conference brought together industry leaders and community business activists to advance local economies, and it convened dozens of breakout sessions.
Community Sourced Capital is poised to become a household name within entrepreneurial hubs like Asheville. At least that’s what Carol Peppe-Hewitt, founder of Slow Money NC and CSC’s North Carolina local connector, is hoping. The community lending guru is hard at work promoting CSC’s latest campaign by Asheville’s own 5th Sun Specialties. Asheville residents who […]