Welcome to Loca-Topia

Thanks for dropping by.  Chances are you “surfed” here because you are interested in local economies.  And that’s the core of what you’ll find on this site: news, events, books, studies, legislation, people,

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Strategic Crowdfunding

Over the coming weeks, the long-awaited green light from the Securities Exchange Commission will usher in a new era of crowdfunding in the United States.   But a surprising new development in the field

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Michael H Shuman