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  • 1. microfinance day introduction to organizations
  • 2. NOW
  • 3. la cocina social innovation is what’s cooking
    • est. 2005
    • a business incubator
    • clients: low-income food entrepreneurs in the mission district, esp. women, ethnic minorities, immigrants
    • services:
      • to clients: affordable commercial kitchen space and business support
      • to community: delicious ethnic cuisine, creates jobs
    • food sold locally, nationally, internationally
  • 4.  
  • 5. pacific community ventures grow a business, grow a community
    • est. 1998
    • a business incubator
    • clients: low- and middle-income business owners, socially-conscious investors
    • services:
      • to business owners: give advice and connect them with financial resources (= money)
      • to investors: give up-to-date information on socially responsible investing
      • to community: foster small businesses, create jobs
    • 1,000 entrepreneurs, 15,000 jobs in CA:
    • the Bay Area, LA, San Diego and the Central Valley
  • 6.  
  • 7. delancey street “each one, teach one”
    • est. 1971
    • no staff – completely run by the people it serves
    • clients: ex-offenders, recovering drug addicts, former prostitutes, the formerly homeless
    • services:
      • to clients: housing, employment, educational support, job training, credit union (bank)
      • to community: successful businesses, crime prevention
    • expandable model: in SF, LA, NY, NC, MA, rural NM
  • 8.
    • Café
    • Catering
    • Coach
    • Digital Printing
    • Handicrafts
    • Landscape
    • Moving & Trucking
    • Paratransit
    • Restaurant
    • Screening Room
    • Specialty Advertising
    • Xmas Trees & d Decorating
  • 9. twitter “the best way to discover what’s new in your world”
    • est. 2006
    • a powerful social media tool
    • clients:
      • 175 million users worldwide, 6 languages
      • both individuals and businesses/organizations
    • services:
      • platform for communication: tweets, pictures, links
      • used to promote products, services, good causes
      • can make purchases / donate through twitter
    • 95 million tweets / day
  • 10.