Jenny Kassan


The Kassan Group

Jenny has over 25 years of experience as an attorney and advisor for mission-driven enterprises. She is the author of Raise Capital on Your Own Terms: How to Fund Your Business without Selling Your Soul (Berrett-Koehler, October 2017). Jenny earned her J.D. from Yale Law School and a masters degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. Jenny co-founded the Force for Good Fund, a nonprofit impact investment fund; Crowdfund Mainstreet, a licensed portal for Regulation Crowdfunding; and Opportunity Main Street, an impact investment fund that owns a mixed-use building in Baltimore which serves as a hub for supporting under-represented entrepreneurs and providing education about community-based investing. Jenny’s legal practice, The Kassan Group, provides legal services, coaching, and consulting for mission-driven companies, investors, and intermediaries.

A favorite quote of Jenny’s is “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman