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Monday, May 15 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Startup Financing for Your Small Business

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Startup Financing for Your Small Business
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Category: Finance

Small business owners just starting out face persistent gaps and barriers when seeking financing for their new businesses. Join the SBA, Kiva, Kabbage and Indiegogo to discuss microloans, crowdfunding, and other alternative sources for financing available to small business owners.

All programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance. For more information, contact info@sfsmallbusinessweek.com.

avatar for Ilan Cohen, Indiegogo

Ilan Cohen, Indiegogo

Ilan Cohen is Indiegogo's Sr. Manager of Hardware Outreach. He is a key player in building Indiegogo's hardware category and focuses on helping companies, entrepreneurs and startups launch great campaigns. He is passionate about dogs, sandwiches, and making entrepreneurship mo... Read More →
avatar for Elanna Mariniello, Kiva

Elanna Mariniello, Kiva

Elanna Mariniello is a Kiva Oakland Associate, and works to support small businesses and entrepreneurs in Oakland and the Bay Area. Her background is in community development, technology and education, with a focus on the Latino community. Previously a Programs Manager for Hi... Read More →
avatar for Flor Melara, Main Street Launch

Flor Melara, Main Street Launch

Flor manages Main Street Launch’s lending department. She specializes in client development, loan packaging, and establishing strategic alliances with community partners. She is also responsible for reviewing and underwriting all Oakland lending activity including SBA Community Advantage, SBA microloan, and other Oakland specific microloan loan products. Flor is a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Business Leadership Award recipient. She holds a BA in Business Economics, BA in French and Francophone Studies, and an MBA from Mills College. Flor came to Main Street... Read More →


Main Street Launch

Since 1979, we have empowered small business owners in the Bay Area, beginning in Oakland and expanding to serve San Francisco and veteran-owned businesses in California. Through our core services of business advising and loans up to $250,000 to new and existing businesses, we help small businesses expand in size, increase their profits, and reach their goals. We are honored to work with successful, innovative, and community-oriented entrepreneurs. We believe in the power of entrepreneurship to transform lives and communities. In the last 10 years we closed 629 loans that totaled more than $46.5 million. Our clients have created thousands of new jobs in the Bay Area. For more information, go to... Read More →

Monday May 15, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
SBA 455 Market St #600, San Francisco, CA 94105

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