Centro is receiving $100,000 from Google.org to help more women, low-income and minority entrepreneurs succeed at their small business ventures by using Centro's Business Planning App.
2015 FINALISTS OF THE GOOGLE IMPACT CHALLENGE: BAY AREA
Out of hundreds of applications, Google, along with a panel of advisors selected 25 of the most innovative ideas for building an even better Bay Area.
Centro is one of the 15 finalists that received $100,000 from the Google Impact Challenge: Bay Area. Besides funding from Google.org, Centro will receive support from Google volunteers in the development of more and better mobile apps for small business planning. Together, our goal is to continue to give access to entrepreneurship development to individuals who lack proper business training yet need it to leverage their unique craft or talent to uplift their livelihoods.
Top 10 finalists
Centro's nomination is not up for public vote, but four of this year's top 10 finalists are eligible to receive $500,000 in funding. We are in awe of our fellow finalists, so we want to encourage you to cast a vote for them by October 20 at g.co/bayareachallenge.
Write your business plan with our Mobile App
Specifically designed for individuals who have little to no experience or business education, our Business Planning App is part of our effort to give access to entrepreneurship to individuals who otherwise would struggle to make ends meet.
Let us help you understand how a successful business works, help you build your credit and get access to capital so that as a small business owner, you too can join other leaders creating jobs and making our Bay Area the place we are proud to call home.
Available in English, Spanish and Portuguese speakers.
Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian speakers.
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