San Francisco Small Business Week is a partnership that was formed to honor and support the more than 85,000 thousand small businesses and entrepreneurs in San Francisco.
As part of National Small Business Week, it celebrates the contributions and achievements of small business owners by offering a series of educational and networking events designed to inspire, educate and connect the members of our business community.
The ninth annual San Francisco Small Business Week is presented by Wells Fargo Bank and produced in partnership with the US Small Business Administration, The City and County of San Francisco Office of the Mayor, Office of Small Business, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, SFentrepreneur, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center & San Francisco Economic Development Alliance, San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce, Council of District Merchants Association, the Golden Gate Business Association and Straus Events.
Monday S.F. Mayor Began Week With Announcement Of $12 Million In Small Business Loans
On Monday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced the launch of the “Emerging Business Loan Fund” which will make $12 million in affordable loans available to support small business, boost the local economy and create jobs. The Emerging Business Loan Fund (EBLF) program expands accessible financing to businesses that cannot access capital from traditional sources and institutions.
“Not only do small businesses help keep our world famous neighborhood merchant corridors active and vibrant, they also help boost our local economy,” said Mayor Lee. “The Emerging Business Loan Fund will allow entrepreneurs and small businesses to secure the capital they need to innovate, grow their business and succeed.”
Today is the third day of this event. If you would like to find out more about it, then please visit SFSmallBusinessWeek.com.
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