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A loan of $10,000 helps me to grow beyond the current beta release of our learning computer keyboarding product so that we can start to scale our sales.

Endorsed by Craig Winkelman
1 endorsement made .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
89% raised
$10,000
Loan
35 days
Left to Fund
116
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4
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Jason: Preservation & co.

Sacramento, CA

Preservation & co uses locally sourced produce to create amazing preserved foods. We operate out of our production facility in Midtown, Sacramento.

Endorsed by Pacific Community Ventures
4 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
45% raised
$5,000
Loan
42 days
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51
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0
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Karen: JoMo Rising, LLC

King of Prussia, PA

JoMo Rising, LLC mission is to increase employment in the United States by helping professionals learn how to better use and navigate the job search through a gamification platform, Accelerfate.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
359 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
75% raised
$5,000
Loan
41 days
Left to Fund
59
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6
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Jamila: Potomac Pastry

Washington,, DC

In just four months, Potomac Pastry has grown rapidly, securing three of four wholesale accounts and filling a record-number of special orders. Our potential is unlimited with the right equipment!

Endorsed by Union Kitchen
23 endorsements made, with a 96% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
95% raised
$10,000
Loan
27 days
Left to Fund
217
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19
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Gamil: Casbah Market

San Francisco , CA

Casbah Market is a "one stop shop" store in the Tenderloin where residents can access all the ingredients to make a healthy and complete meal. This Kiva Zip loan will help us buy energy efficient e...

Endorsed by Tenderloin Economic Development ...
16 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
Thanks to Capital One , loans to this borrower will be matched
15% raised
$10,000
Loan
41 days
Left to Fund
57
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0
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We have secured a production facility in Santa Cruz, CA that is 12 times larger than our current one in Berkeley, CA! This 2,400 square-foot facility was inhabited by another food business that grew from a local scale to a national scale during its 5-year tenure there, so we hope to follow a similar trajectory during our 5-year lease. Having 12 times more space will allow us to feed more people with our holistically healthy products. We will be able to create new products for decadent nour...
Endorsed by LIFT
1 endorsement made .
43% raised
$5,000
Loan
41 days
Left to Fund
48
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2
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Steven is raising money for his family’s leather crafting business in hopes of purchasing better equipment, increase the size of his space, and further the business’s ability to keep up with demand.

Endorsed by Otherwild
2 endorsements made .
Expiring Soon
74% raised
$10,000
Loan
7 days
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203
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15
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Elemental Plants has been in the business of propagating, value adding and selling a wide variety of ornamental and fruit-bearing plants for 12 years at Hawai’i Island farmers' markets.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
359 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
22% raised
$10,000
Loan
42 days
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45
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1
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We own a corner store where we are dedicated to selling healthy, fresh, and low preservative food to our neighborhood, much of which comes from our own farm!

Endorsed by The Food Trust
4 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
69% raised
$5,000
Loan
30 days
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119
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Frances: FH Tutoring

Brooklyn, NY

FHT tutoring seeks to be key educational resource for students and their families. This loan will help pay startup costs for a computer, software, website development and marketing to launch FH Tut...

Endorsed by NYC Business Solutions - Harlem ...
12 endorsements made, with a 97% repayment rate .
Thanks to Pershing Square Foundation (plus 1 more) , loans to this borrower will be matched
46% raised
$5,775
Loan
41 days
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53
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2
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Robin: GetMoMuffins

Pittsburgh, PA

GetMoMuffins has all original recipes and I have been told I've created something new with the Granola. We donate 30% of every purchase to Focus Pittsburgh to help feed local Pittsburgh children.

Endorsed by Pittsburgh Public Market
10 endorsements made, with a 100% repayment rate .
93% raised
$5,200
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17 days
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181
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Jane: Pet Portables

Manhattan, NY

A dog toy that would give dogs great exercise but also keep them interested through various textures.

Endorsed by Nancy Hayes
1 endorsement made .
Thanks to MetLife Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
90% raised
$5,000
Loan
24 days
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88
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I offer my friendship and expertise when it comes to weddings. Part of my vision is also to provide a voice for businesses and organizations in Columbus that are fighting for social justice.

Endorsed by Cultivate
1 endorsement made .
55% raised
$4,850
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29 days
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68
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3
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Stacy: Destination Nature

Greenfield, WI

Launching a successful Kickstarter campaign is essential in establishing our business. We plan to use it to get everything we need in place, to launch our campaign by September 2015. Specifically, the funds will go to these key areas: -Hire a PR manager who specializes in Kickstarter campaigns -Hire a designer to create exclusive products for the Kickstarter supporters -Pay an attorney to ensure Destination Nature and TREE MAIL is properly set up
Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
359 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
14% raised
$5,000
Loan
43 days
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32
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The Coffee Connection and Project Empower is a nonprofit business empowering women on their journey to a sustainable recovery from addiction by training and hiring women in recovery.

Endorsed by Mike Ingham
2 endorsements made .
75% raised
$5,000
Loan
25 days
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149
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3
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Nicole: DollyMoo

Blomfield, NJ

DollyMoo is a retail shop and production site of local, handmade, feel-good, skin care and more for the mind, body and soul.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
359 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
42% raised
$5,000
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31 days
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Amber: Generations

Cottonwood Shores, TX

Generations gives new life to, what could be considered, old and outdated pieces of furniture by restyling, updating, and custom finishing the pieces into eclectic handcrafted design creations.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
359 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
59% raised
$2,500
Loan
37 days
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69
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9
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Mark: Trade Monkey

Ashland, OR

Trade Monkey is a mobile, B2B, and e-commerce retailer specializing in selling trendy, quality, handcrafted goods from artisans around the world, creating opportunities in developing communities.

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
359 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
Thanks to The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation , loans to this borrower will be matched
71% raised
$5,000
Loan
21 days
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115
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Marlee: Have Company

Grand Rapids, MI

Have Company began as a handmade goods and zine shop. Have Company is now a true community space that is part retail, gallery, artist residency, and soon to be knitting shop!

Endorsed by No trustee (this is a Kiva Zip p...
359 endorsements made, with a 93% repayment rate .
25% raised
$5,000
Loan
39 days
Left to Fund
52
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0
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Judy: Made in DC

Washington, DC

Made in DC is on a mission to change what DC residents put in their shopping carts - certifying and promoting locally-made products, and supporting the entrepreneurs that make them.

Endorsed by Union Kitchen
23 endorsements made, with a 96% repayment rate .
Expiring Soon
50% raised
$10,000
Loan
3 days
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95
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8
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