Over $280,000 in zero-interest loans has been pledged to women entrepreneurs through the City’s crowdfunding partnership with Kiva 

Kiva is an inclusive innovator – see here

According to the City’s Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in New York City report, seventy percent of women entrepreneurs seek less than $10,000 when launching a business and cite access to capital as a major challenge when starting and growing their companies.

Since just November, when New York City’s WE Fund: Crowd program was launched, 40 entrepreneurs have successfully accessed affordable capital needed to start or grow their businesses in New York City – with the help of over 2,700 lenders and City contributions.

The ‘WE Fund: Crowd’partnership between the City and Kiva has literally opened hundreds of new doors to women-run businesses. Affordable access to capital is a fundamental need for start-up companies, and women

Kiva.org is an inclusive innovator , read more here