Overview

Microfinance at Berkeley supports small businesses in the Bay Area by utilizing our knowledge and offering access to microloans through Kiva, consulting services and a community event on UC Berkeley’s campus.

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MICRO-LOANS

As trustees of Kiva, we conduct due diligence & financial analysis to help small businesses apply for 0% interest loans of up to $10,000 before endorsing them as a secure financial investment.

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CONSULTING

We use our out-of-the-box thinking skills and creativity to help our clients solve problems that can range from improving marketing methodologies and increasing sales to expansion strategies.

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THE MARKETPLACE

In an attempt to increase traction between students and the local business community, we host 3-4 farmers’ markets every semester on Lower Sproul, a part of the UC Berkeley campus.