Working Solutions

Providing San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start or grow a successful business. We prioritize serving low-income businesses and women and minority business owners. We fund entrepreneurs with loans from $5,000 to $50,000 in all 9 Bay Area Counties and provide every business with 5 years of business coaching, mentoring and resources.

Breakaway Funding

Breakaway Funding connects growth-ready entrepreneurs with investors seeking alternatives to conventional equity investments. Breakaway provides business owners with the tools, technology and training they need to conduct successful financing campaigns, and investors with the opportunity to invest in ventures they have personal interest in, while receiving a competitive return. Breakaway’s technology portal brings together investors and businesses in an environment where both benefit from the provided due diligence reports and analyses and post-investment progress updates.u and your new business successful.

North Bay Angels

The North Bay Angels (NBA) is the oldest and largest angel investment group north of the Golden Gate. We are an active investor group who invests primarily in early stage equity and venture debt, where our participation will have an impact on the success of the company. We also consider current return opportunities.


We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Learn more about how it works.


When you need funding to start your business, you can look to SAFE-BIDCO to help kick-off your business. From SBA loans to Microloans, SAFE-BIDCO can help you obtain the appropriate financing required to make you and your new business successful.