Business Training Course with Veterans in 2015

We know that business education can be a critical service for all entrepreneurs. As a result, in January, Noah Harris, Assistant Vice President – Veteran’s Program, will facilitate a one-time workshop, and then, in February, a 10-week course, offering aspiring entrepreneurs who are US veterans a chance to build their business plans.

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Winter 2014 Newsletter

Dear Friends, We love watching the way the Bay Area community is supporting small businesses during the holiday season. Many OBDC-funded businesses participated in Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday. If you’re interested in supporting local businesses with your purchases this month, check out this map showing our small business borrowers. If you’re a business…

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Get to Know Scott Lewis, Senior Vice President – Lending

  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…

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So You Want to Shop with Local Businesses…

While the desire to support local business is great, it is sometimes hard to know what local businesses are operating near you. If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area this holiday season, the San Francisco Economic Development Alliance (SFEDA) is making it easy for you to find a big variety of local businesses, all in one place.

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Make Your Holidays Local with Small Business Saturday

Millions of Americans will venture out on Thanksgiving evening and the next day, hoping to get the best deals on their Black Friday purchases. If you wait just one day and shop on Small Business Saturday, or even commit to doing your Black Friday shopping at a local, independent business, your purchase will have a significantly higher impact in your local community.

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