Happy Veterans Day

Tomorrow, November 11, is Veterans Day.  We’d like to express our gratitude to veterans of all eras for their service, and recognize the veterans who continue to serve our communities as small business owners.   Across the country, veterans own 2.4 million businesses and in California has the most: 239,422 veteran-owned businesses statewide or 9.8%…

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Meet Our Clients: Taiwan Bento

Willy Wang and Stacy Tang, the owners of Taiwan Bento, decided to open their small business, they were not able to secure startup capital despite having great credit scores and both graduating from UC Berkeley’s business school with MBAs.  We are thrilled to support their business and watch it continue to grow and expand.  …

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Michelin stars to Main Street restaurants

Michelin offers zero to three stars to restaurants based on anonymous reviews.  We’re thrilled to see a few of our clients mentioned on the list of Bay Area restaurants recognized by Michelin.     Three stars is the highest level of recognition through Michelin, and now San Francisco has as many three star Michelin restaurants…

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Loans from Online Lenders

Recently, online lenders have multiplied, offering small business owners more options to access the capital they need for their small businesses.  However, some of these lenders are not transparent about their terms, and small business owners have faced obstacles in successfully paying back while continuing the operate their businesses.  Many of these financing options have…

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Veteran Launch October Newsletter

OBDC Small Business Finance believes that our unique partnerships and staff expertise are critical components to connecting our borrowers to the funding, education, and relationships they need to thrive. This year continues to be full of exciting new partnerships and staff contributions…

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