Kiva Rochester / Venture Jobs Foundation Representative
A representative from Kiva Rochester and the Venture Jobs Foundation will be on site in the Business Innovation Center on the 4th floor of the Bausch & Lomb Library Building.
About Kiva Rochester:
Kiva provides crowdfunded business loans of $1,000-$10,000 at 0% interest and with no fees. Borrowers use their loans for projects such as renovations, purchasing pieces of equipment, or moving into store fronts. The Kiva Rochester team helps Rochester entrepreneurs navigate Kiva, an international nonprofit stationed in San Francisco. Kiva loans are crowdfunded, $25 at a time by individual lenders on the Kiva platform. Kiva expands access to capital for entrepreneurs and is an ideal partner for the City and REDCO in supporting small businesses.
For more information: https://www.cityofrochester.gov/kiva/
About Venture Jobs Foundation:
Venture Jobs Foundation thinks that small businesses are the key to building our community. They offer micro-loans and programs that support entrepreneurs. They invest in small businesses that do not have ready access to capital from traditional lending sources.
For more information: http://www.venturejobs.org/