new tools for a new economy

Creative Currency is an initiative bringing together leading developers and designers with national experts in social finance, local currencies, crowdfunding, sharing platforms, and other leaders of the new economy to envision, prototype, and deploy innovative solutions that reimagine our systems of exchange from the ground up.

Focusing on San Francisco’s Mid-Market District, the initiative will answer pressing questions, such as: How can financial data empower low-income residents? How can local currencies support local businesses and community organizations? How can sharing platforms be tailored to fit the needs of under-served communities? How can tools like crowdfunding and microcredit be put to work for social service organizations and individuals alike?

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San Francisco's most dynamic neighborhood

Mid-Market boasts proud citizens and community benefit organizations that are working together to overcome systemic and cultural barriers. With a broad mixture of individuals, historic community organizations, diverse families, established local businesses and new start-ups, Mid-Market is where a huge variety of lifestyles coexist.
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We’re bringing together some of the brightest developers, designers, social entrepreneurs, community leaders, and new economy thought-leaders from the Bay Area and beyond to create together for the first time. Before the event, get to know each other and start sharing project ideas.
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