Oakland Scholar Gets a Second Chance at a Rare OpportunityOne moment can change a person's life. For Oakland student Dymond Allen, that moment almost didn't happen.
San Francisco Partners With Kiva To Empower Entrepreneurs, Create JobA new partnership between the City of San Francisco and micro lending platform Kiva will create 750 new jobs in the City by the Bay.
Kiva Co-Founder And Her Baby Reportedly Turned Away From TEDWomen Conference In MontereyJessica Jackley, the co-founder of San Francisco-based microfinancing company Kiva, and her nursing infant were reportedly turned away from a TED conference focusing on the accomplishments of women and girls.
Oakland Micro-Lending Effort Breeds ‘Chino-Latino’ Fusion TamalesTina “Tamale Girl" Ramos and her Chinese-American partner have been whipping up what they call “Chino-Latino” food in Oakland. Thanks to a city-sponsored micro-loan, they're going from pop-up to start-up.