We've teamed up with the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center to help empower these women founders to overcome obstacles - and reach key business goals.  Meet the Milestone Makers

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Are you ready to #ActForImpact?

You have a great idea. And you think it could change the world! But it needs funding. We want to help. We're inviting inspiring women entrepreneurs like you to submit your ideas.  If your project is selected, you'll have the chance to pitch at an upcoming event and get coached to crowdfund successfully.

Learn more and apply today

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Ulule x Bank of the West Pitch Pitch: Women Entrepreneurs & Impact Makers

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

Industrious Los Angeles 5th and Flower, 444 Flower St. #13th FL, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Hey Los Angeles, are you ready to give a boost to the local entrepreneurial ecosystem?

Join us and empower entrepreneurs to take action! Bank of the West and Ulule are touring CA for the Act for Impact Pitch Pitch Series. A selection of inspiring and creative entrepreneurs will get the chance to pitch their project to you. Your support will give them the boost they need to take their project to the next level! #ActForImpact

Sponsored by Bank of the West & Ulule

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How You Can Lean Into Debt For Growth

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST

Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, 505 Howard St. San Francisco, CA 94105

Join us for a conversation with experts from Bank of the West on How You Can Lean Into Debt for Growth. Is debt daunting? Do you wish you knew how to leverage credit for growth? Learn from experienced banking experts about the use of bank credit at various life cycles of a business. Participants will come out of the conversation understanding more about debt vehicles and how they can help you grow and establish your business as you begin your business journey.

Sponsored by Bank of the West & Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

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.