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Karl Dakin

Karl Dakin has 37 years in innovation commercialization. Mr. Dakin is a:
- Respected educator
- Extraordinary communicator;
- Visionary leader with an entrepreneurial spirit; and
- Small business advocate.
Mr. Dakin is engaged in new business, economic and product development. He is a small
business advocate through his role as a principal and mentor in different businesses and projects.
He is a:
- President of the Greenhouse Capital Community LLC, a fund raising coop focused on
building and operating greenhouses;
- Owner of Dakin Capital Services LLC where he coaches organizations in designing,
supporting and managing capital campaigns;
- President of the Colorado Community Capital PBC, a public benefit corporation dedicated
to improving access to community capital;
- President of Invest Local LLC, an investment crowdfunding platform services provider and
intermediary registered in Colorado.
He is leading the development of a new capital ecosystem within the State of Colorado and is
currently planning the Local Money Marketplace that will feature matching local capital with local food.
He is a licensed attorney and registered lobbyist in Colorado. He speaks, writes and teaches on the subject of raising capital.