Thanks to my good friend Dima Trakovsky, who is an amazing filmmaker and the Co-Founder of his own production company, Filmkraft, I now have three short (1 – 3 minute) videos telling the story of three Capital Good Fund clients: Sherlie (Car Loan), Mamadou (Immigration Loan), and Ana (Immigration Loan). I embed them below. Enjoy!
We’ve all heard the Chinese proverb, “Give a poor [wo]man a fish and you feed her for a day. You teach her to fish and you give her an occupation that will feed her for a lifetime.” It’s a great concept, one that is popular with those who are more free market-oriented–they like the notion of hand-me-ups instead of hand-outs–as well as with those who tend toward socialism, as they like the idea of empowering the poor.
Suppose I told you that in first half of 2017 Capital Good Fund had experienced a net loss of over $798 million, yet for a brief time our stock was worth more than that of Bank of America, and this despite the fact […]
Throughout my adult life I have, time and again, tried to answer the following question: how much could I accomplish, how much could I experience, were I to not waste so much time and instead discipline and channel my energy […]
As my thinking over the past seven years of running a nonprofit social enterprise has evolved, I have come to realize that the only way to effect social change at scale is to partner with the public sector, by which […]
Big News I’m excited to announce that tomorrow, Monday October 3rd, Capital Good Fund will launch its first major out-of-state expansion and begin offering loans to residents of the State of Florida! As many of you know, we are in […]