WE Source — Support for Women Entrepreneurs

Along your business journey, the right connections and information can smooth the way, make things happen and inspire you personally and professionally. WE Source connects you to the professionals and resources you need to dream, launch and grow a business. Learn more

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Funding for startups and new businesses

Working Solutions is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that specializes in startup and early-stage financing for Bay Area entrepreneurs. They’re committed to helping local entrepreneurs get the support they need to thrive by providing capital, consulting and community connections.

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San Francisco Business Times - Women Who Lead: Insights and Inspiration from Bay Area Women Entrepreneurs

Wednesday October 2, 2019

4:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST

The St. Regis San Francisco, 123 3rd St. San Francisco, CA 94103

Join us for a lively conversation with dynamic women entrepreneurs and executives who will discuss how they have built their businesses and how they define success as a leader.

Sponsored by Bank of the West

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CYBER-SECURITY: Everything is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It

Thursday October 3, 2019

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

Bank of the West Wealth Management Center, 531 Cowper St. Palo Alto, CA 94301

Bank of the West and the Women Initiative Foundation (WIF) cordially invite you to attend a panel discussion on Cyber-Security. There is a large shortage of skilled cyber professionals and women represent only 24% of the Cyber-Security workforce. How could companies and public organizations created paths and incentives for more women to join the field?

Sponsored by Bank of the West

Where are you in your journey?


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Your business is a great idea. Is it ready to be real?


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Your business is ready to jump. Is now the time?


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Your business is humming along. Is it ready to roar?


Billie Jean King Interview

We had the opportunity to sit down with tennis icon and social activist Billie Jean King during the 2019 BNP Paribas Open. She shared her extraordinary journey as an entrepreneur, how to decide when to take that plunge, and the importance of raising confident kids.

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Finding money for your business

From traditional bank loans to micro-lending, you may be surprised by how many new funding options are available today. We help connect you to them, regardless of business stage or need.

Solutions to run your business

With so many banking services available, we’ve put together some important questions to help you navigate choosing solutions for payments, payroll and fraud protection, to name just a few.

We’re just getting started. Get in on the ground floor.

WE Source is a new community for women entrepreneurs with big dreams — just like you. We’re continually adding events, resources, and insights from business owners and important voices in the business and finance industries. Sign up now to receive updates.

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Loans and lines of credit are subject to credit approval. Terms, conditions, fees and other restrictions may apply.