OBDC is excited to celebrate the businesses we support. This month, we’ve profiled Karen Roberts of HauteButch, a clothing company offering their customers a line of masculine and gender-neutral clothing and footwear designed for women’s bodies.
Katie Taylor, OBDC’s Marketing & Development Associate interviews Noah Harris, Assistant Vice President – Veterans Program. Noah reflects the passion of OBDC in supporting veterans and their businesses.
Finding work has been a challenge for many Americans in the past few years, and United States military veterans haven’t been immune to difficult job searches. In particular, male veterans under 25 returning home face an unemployment rate of over 24%.
Katie Taylor, OBDC’s Marketing & Development Associate interviews Scott Lewis, Senior Vice President – Lending. Scott joined OBDC four years ago with over 35 years of lending and business development experience, including five years of venture capital experience as a managing partner in a Bay Area venture capital firm. Scott’s expertise includes extensive experience…
Jacob’s profile showed his long career of working with, for, and as an entrepreneur, and why OBDC’s focus on serving the people behind the businesses is such a critical component of our work.
Some OBDC staff members just returned the annual Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) conference in Denver, Colorado. OFN is a national membership organization that supports community development financial institutions like OBDC. This was an exciting year for the conference because it marked OFN’s 30th anniversary.
We want to use this week’s blog post to share some of our borrower stories. One of the most exciting features of our new website is our “client spotlight.” This is where we share the stories of some of the incredible businesses we’ve worked with.
Are you looking for answers to your legal questions? The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area has you covered.
Are you wondering where the money is? Come join OBDC at VEDC’s “Here’s the Money!” event to learn more about finding, managing, and growing your capital.
Last week OBDC staff and board members visited some of the innovative Oakland businesses we have funded and supported.