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Investment Fund Betting On Pittsfield

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Josh Landes
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WAMC
Tim Burke, Managing Director of Mill Town Capital

Mill Town Capital is an impact investment fund based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Founded by David Mixer in 2016, the firm says it has put millions of dollars of into the Berkshires’ largest community by developing businesses, investing in real estate, and doing philanthropic work. Managing Director Tim Burke – a Pittsfield native – sat down with WAMC to explain what Mill Town does, and why it changed early on.

Josh Landes has been WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief since February 2018, following stints at WBGO Newark and WFMU East Orange. A passionate advocate for Western Massachusetts, Landes was raised in Pittsfield and attended Hampshire College in Amherst, receiving his bachelor's in Ethnomusicology and Radio Production. His free time is spent with his cat Harry, experimental electronic music, and exploring the woods.
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