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Jenny Kassan

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Owner, Jenny Kassan and Co-Founder, Sustainable Economies Law Center. University of California, Berkeley grad.

Owner, Jenny Kassan and Co-Founder, Sustainable Economies Law Center. University of California, Berkeley grad.

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Founder

Sustainable Economies Law Center

Advisor

Oakland Merchants Leadership Forum

Positions

Member, Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission February 2016 - present
Attorney LIFT Economy December 2015 - present
Owner Jenny Kassan Consulting May 2015 - present
Co-Founder Sustainable Economies Law Center January 2010 - present
President Community Ventures July 2009 - present
Chief Executive Officer Cutting Edge Capital March 2010 - May 2015
Shareholder Katovich & Kassan Law Group March 2006 - May 2015
President Sustainable Business Alliance 2008 - January 2012
Board member Oakland Merchants Leadership Forum 2000 - 2007
Program Manager, Staff Attorney The Unity Council September 1995 - March 2006

Education

University of California, Berkeley City Planning 1995 - 1998
Yale Law School Law 1992 - 1995

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Social Impact
  • • Green
  • • Fashion
  • • Education
  • • Small Businesses
  • • CPG
  • • Restaurants and Retail
  • • Beverages
  • • Specialty Food
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness

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Hilary Abell
We worked together  •  Co-founder, Project Equity and Leadership Council Member, LeaderSpring. Princeton grad.
Jenny is a leading innovator and a pro at some of the most innovative finance and business models out there. Plus she's a pleasure to work w ... ith!
Francesco Barbera
We worked together  •  Founding Member and Co-Chair, Conscious Capitalism - Los Angeles Chapter and Founder & Corporate Attorney, Barbera Corporate Law, P.C..
Jenny has a remarkably unique body of expertise. She has mastered the complexities of securities laws as they relate to the particular need ... s of social enterprise, local and community-based businesses and mission-driven entrepreneurs. She has helped hundreds of entrereneurs access capital in ways that may not fit the traditional angel/vc funding route but that are appropriate to the needs of the vast majority of emerging companies. In addition to this rare and range depth of expertise, Jenny has warmth, integrity and humility -- qualities which I find essential in great advisors.
Francesco Barbera
We worked together  •  Founding Member and Co-Chair, Conscious Capitalism - Los Angeles Chapter and Founder & Corporate Attorney, Barbera Corporate Law, P.C..
Jenny has a rare and tremendous breadth of expertise in helping entrepreneurs finance their ventures in innovative, unconventional ways. Sh ... e is a national leader is applying securities laws in ways that work for businesses that do not necessarily fit the angel/vc molds but that can still benefit from growth capital (while delivering strong returns to inventors). She has a special breadth of experience with social entrepreneurs, local and community based businesses and mission driven founders. Combined with the technical expertise, Jenny brings warmth, humility and integrity to her work as a lawyer, making her a truly rare and exceptional team member.
Mario Abad
We worked together  •  Previously Field Vehicle Service Manager, Alliance Inspection Management. Previously Director, TLC.
A wonderful, professional Attorney
Devin Thorpe
Contributing Editor, CrowdFundBeat and Contributor, Forbes.
Jenny is the leading authority on raising money via the crowd for social ventures. I recommend her without reservation.
Andrea Armeni
We worked together  •  Executive Director, Transform Finance and Foreign Correspondent, Emerging Markets Magazine.
Top authority on crowdfunding and alternative venture capital. Amazing focus on women founders and investors.

Marc Dangeard
COO, Be-Bound and Founder, Entrepreneur Commons.
Marc is brilliant and caring. Highly recommended!

John Kuhry
We worked together  •  Director, Mendocino County Promotional Alliance. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.
John is an amazing innovative leader creating economic opportunity in a region that is usually overlooked and neglected.