The Madeline System (MS) is a finance platform that gives the power of scaled capital to community based actors. MS combines smart network business assistance, central back office, and shared funds into a cooperative network of community loan funds who can access capital like market players but deploy it for the maximization of community benefit.

Brendan Martin is founder and director of the Working World, an alternative financial organization pioneering the practice of non-extractive finance through investing in worker-owned companies and other community wealth building initiatives.