Kiva Hub Finds A Home In NWA

February 18, 2021

Business

Kiva Hub Finds A Home In NWA

Startup Junkie

Startup Junkie in collaboration with the Walton Family Foundation has partnered with Kiva US to help underserved entrepreneurs in Northwest Arkansas by providing pathways for regional small business owners to receive capital.

  • Kiva, an international nonprofit based out of San Francisco, works to connect entrepreneurs and business owners with local capital. Through Kiva NWA, companies in need of capital can register through their platform and the community can sign up to lend money directly to local entrepreneurs.
  • If you are a small business owner seeking capital, you can get started HERE
    OR if you find yourself wanting to support local companies during this time, you can research and lend HERE. It isn't everyday you get a chance to watch a local company be built from the ground-up.
  • A few interesting facts from Kiva: 81% of Kiva borrowers are females; small business create 2 out of every 3 new jobs in the US; and more than $1.4B has been lent through Kiva.

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