A Smarter, Slower Approach to Money With Woody Tasch
03/16/2009 at 9:00 a.m.
Mortgage–backed securities and Ponzi schemes: Call those "fast money." Author Woody Tasch thinks we should turn to "slow money," where the market values nature and local communities as much as financial growth. Tasch takes his background in venture capital to create this new model of venture capital. Can we slow down our approach to money? And how environmentally green can we make the dollar? We take a different look at making money, on Weekday.
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Woody Tasch is the chairman and president of Slow Money, which works to fund small food enterprises and supporting sustainable agriculture. Previously, he was the chairman of Investors' Circle, which helped invest $133 million in 200 early–stage sustainability ventures. He is the author of "Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms and Fertility Mattered."