Thinking of Starting a Small Business?
Try the Centro Business Planning App

write your business plan on your phone & get an interest-free loan

Centro's Business Planning App is the first and only mobile app that helps you plan for a new business using just your phone or tablet. 

Following simple activities and step-by-step questions, the app will:

  • Compile information  you already have
  • Shape your knowledge into your first business plan
  • Allow you to apply for an interest-free loan of up to $10K through Kiva U.S. without requiring any formal entrepreneurship training or business experience.

DOWNLOAD THE FREE BUSINESS PLANNING APP

Rated 4.3 and 5,000+ downloads

In 2015 alone, over 700 current and aspiring small business entrepreneurs completed their business plans right on their phones or tables, using just our app. We made it easy, empowering and above else, possible!
— Naldo Peliks, COO at Centro Community Partners

The Business Planning App is Free, and:

Easy to Use

No special knowledge required to:

  • Follow a guided process designed to build-up your business idea
  • Answer basic questions about you
  • Structure your business plan, and request a write-up version to save and share

Covenient

Download it on your phone or tablet to:

  • Complete the business plan at your own pace anywhere you are
  • Make changes anytime you get new information or your idea evolves
  • Store your business information securely 

Smart

The Business Planning App helps you:  

  • Understand your business model
  • Seek advice by sharing your plan with anyone you want
  • Create a financial plan to grow your business and access a Kiva U.S. loan

Step Up. We're Here to Help:

We are stewards in the field of mobile apps for business planning, designed specifically for individuals who lack any business education or experience.

Centro Community Partners is a Bay Area non-profit organization based in Oakland, California partially funded by Silicon Valley partners Google.org and Vodafone Americas Foundation who are supporting the development of the Business Planning App. We do this with a single goal in mind: to provide small business entrepreneurs in the bay with affordable, culturally appropriate and high-impact enterprise-building tools they can use on their phones and tablets.

THE FUTURE OF YOUR SMALL BUSINESS IS HERE.

NOW LET'S WORK ON YOUR BUSINESS Together.