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Amy Cortese

Amy Cortese

Amy Cortese is an award-winning journalist and the author of Locavesting (Wiley, 2011), about the local investing movement and its potential to rebuild the economy, one community at a time. Her coverage of business, technology and social/environmental issues has appeared in Business Week, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, Plenty, Wired, The Daily Beast, and many other publications.

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It's The Crowd versus Wall Street, and the Crowd is Winning
01/15/2015 A startup uses crowdsourced data to deliver more accurate earnings estimates.
Where Urban Innovators Go To Grow
09/22/2014 A look at Tumml, one of a new crop of civic tech accelerators.
Oakland's Industrial Legacy Spawns a New Generation of Makers
08/19/2014 A visual tour of Oakland's industrial arts corridor.
Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Jeremiah Owyang
07/30/2014 The founder of the Crowd Companies Council talks about the evolution of the collaborative economy.
High-Tech Recycling with The Internet of Everything
07/15/2014 A look at how businesses are leveraging data from food waste with new systems that meet at the intersection of bio-tech and high-tech.
Filling the Funding Gap for Women Entrepreneurs
04/21/2014 A look at the growing network of angel groups, accelerators and crowdfunding platforms aimed at helping women in business.
The Social Media Pulse: Cracking the Mobile Code
03/17/2014 Creating more meaningful content for an on-the-go small screen world.
Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Don Tapscott
03/05/2014 Canada's foremost tech guru discusses his latest research into how web-based global networks can solve some of the planet's most pressing problems.
Startup trends for 2014
01/13/2014 A look at the wearable, shareable & social trends you'll see in the coming year.
Investment-Style Crowdfunding Inches Closer to Reality
10/29/2013 Eighteen months after the JOBS Act was signed into law, the idea of crowdfunding—where small companies can raise money from the general public over the Internet— is inching closer to reality.
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