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Tom Aageson


We are forming a Global Center for Cultural Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and would like to hear from you cultural entrepreneurs as we begin to form the Center to serve and train cultural entrepreneurs worldwide.

Tom Aageson
Santa Fe, NM


Our model for a social stock exchange is to focus on social businesses ("businesses that make a profit and benefits society as well").

We are setting up North America's first social stock exchange connected to a green social network, called the Green Stock Exchange (GREENSX) at: http://greensx.com, which will be launched in the Summer of 2008 to begin trading. It will trade shares in social businesses. A social business is a business that makes a profit, but benefits society as well. We have a triple bottom line (economic + social + environmental).

Since all the listed companies on the exchange are pre-screened, evaluated, and audited according to social and sustainable guidelines set by the exchange, it will make it much easier for green investors to find and support social businesses. The GREENSX provides opportunities for small green Issuers to access public equity capital efficiently, while providing early stage investors, angel investors, and venture capitalists with greater liquidity. This includes a eBAY.com trading system for carbon credits.

It is still in the beta stage testing. Check it out at: http://greensx.com.

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