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MEDA and Business Community Co-Host “Latino Small-Business Mixer”

A fun yet impactful time was on the menu for the 80 attendees of a May 16 “Latino Small-Business Mixer” held at Don Ramon’s Mexican Restaurante in SoMa. This mixer was part of San Francisco Small Business Week, held each May, with the mixer’s co-hosts MEDA, Excelsior Action Group, La Cocina, Hispanic Chambers of Commerce…

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Qosqo Maky’s Mission to Thrive Aided by Adelante Fund Loan

Juana and Raul Ttito immigrated to the U.S. eight years ago, the doting parents looking to follow their grown daughter … and with the dream of a better life for themselves and their two other children. The industrious couple, who were always artisans, had a successful business for 15 years in the Andean city of…

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MEDA’s New Adelante Fund Starts Offering Small-Business Loans to Low-Income Community

The need MEDA’s new community loan fund — Adelante Fund — is now poised to provide loans to small-business owners who cannot access affordable bank loans. Adelante Fund loans can be used for any business purpose from lease improvements and supplies/inventory to equipment and working capital. Knowing that many small businesses struggle to access the lending capital that…

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