Crowdfunded Communities: Own Where You Live AND Play

Crowdfunded Communities: Own Where You Live AND Play

Originally appeared in Black Enterprise and Written by Brandon Andrews Florence Hardy is CEO of truCrowd Illinois, a state-level equity crowdfunding platform allowing Illinois residents to invest in startups. She is also COO of Fundanna-an equity crowdfunding platform for the cannabis industry, and truCrowd’s national equity crowdfunding platform. Hardy is one of the only black, brown, or female executives in the equity crowdfunding arena. After interviewing black entrepreneurs running equity crowdfunding campaigns, including WhoseYourLandlord and Jetpack, Black Enterprise contributor Brandon Andrews sat down with Florence to get the perspective of an executive in the space. She shares her thoughts on…