Lean Financing: Alternatives to Institutional Capital
Type Policy Brief or Report
Level City or Town, Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) All States
Policy Areas Community Development, Economic Justice
Financing Lean Development requires non-institutional sources of capital. This paper focuses on project equity, specifically from those sources. Lean Development is coming of age, but it has significant hurdles to realizing its potential, and financing is among the more difficult to overcome. Understanding the motivations, requirements and techniques for working with non-institutional investors is critical to overcoming one of the primary hurdles for Lean Development.