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Partner Spotlight: Trade and Invest, British Columbia

June 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Trade and Invest, British Columbia
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Trade and Invest British Columbia works with international enterprises to help them build strong links to the resources, skills, and businesses that make British Columbia an attractive place to work and invest. They support international organizations who want to do business with British Columbia’s innovative and competitive manufacturers and service providers.

Partner Spotlight: Cala Restaurant

May 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Cala Restaurant
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Cala Restaurant strives to exceed expectations in service and to provide guests with food and drinks prepared with the best ingredients. Cala is passionate about improving our skills and the experiences of their guests, knowing that attention to the smallest details of their restaurant and genuinely caring for their team,

Partner Spotlight: Collaboration Business Consulting

May 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Collaboration Business Consulting
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The mission of Collaboration Business Consulting is to inspire, educate and empower proactive leaders to achieve breakthrough performance. Their firm aids businesses in embedding scalable management and accountability structures while accelerating financial growth, with the average client reaching a 322% three-year growth in revenue.

Partner Spotlight: BKW Partners

February 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: BKW Partners
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BKW Partners (the agency formerly known as Rassak) has been based in San Francisco for a decade, working worldwide and across sectors. Addressing communications issues in smart, creative, proactive ways can often bring big, meaningful change to an organization.

Partner Spotlight: Honeybee

January 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Honeybee
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HoneyBee is a social impact company and a Certified B Corporation®. We’re creators and providers of the world’s first PTO Loan℠, empowering millions of working Americans to use their accrued PTO and vacation days to source loans at zero interest,

Partner Spotlight: Jamba Juice

January 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Jamba Juice
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Jamba Juice was founded in 1990 in San Luis Obispo, California, with the vision to Inspire and Simplify Healthy Living. Jamba Juice® is a leading restaurant retailer of “better-for-you” specialty beverage and food offerings which include flavorful, whole fruit and vegetable smoothies,

Partner Spotlight: Implants Pro Center

November 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Implants Pro Center
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Overlooking San Francisco’s Union Square, Implants Pro Center provides dental services that are unparalleled in quality and aesthetics. With a team that is not only tremendously talented, but also holding the best credentials, patients can expect nothing but the best in terms of technology and results when visiting our dental office.

Partner Spotlight: Keller Williams San Francisco

November 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Keller Williams San Francisco
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The San Francisco branch of Keller Williams launched in May of 2016 and has quickly become one of the fastest-growing real estate brokerages in the area, nearly doubling its number of producing agents over the last year. Their mission is to employ the highest quality real estate agents to provide clients with the best real estate experience while creating a work environment that fosters collaboration,

Partner Spotlight: Adam Jacobs of Disney’s Aladdin

October 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Adam Jacobs of Disney’s Aladdin
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Adam Jacobs is a Broadway actor currently starring in the title role of Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical which opens at SHN’s Orpheum Theatre today, Nov. 1, 2017, and runs through Jan. 7, 2018. Read more about Adam’s background as a Bay Area native who is now the lead in the timeless story of Aladdin,

Partner Spotlight: Wallbeds “N” More

October 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Wallbeds “N” More
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Wallbeds “N” More offers semi customizable, made-to-order Murphy beds and wallbeds that provide space-saving solutions that fit any lifestyle. A national company, Wallbeds “N” More just opened their first San Francisco location owned and operated by San Francisco native Eric Partridge.

Minority-Owned Small Business Partner Spotlight powered by First Republic Bank: YCAT-C

October 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Minority-Owned Small Business Partner Spotlight powered by First Republic Bank: YCAT-C
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Yolanda’s Construction Administration and Traffic Control (YCAT-C) is an African-American woman-owned business that offers a range of administrative and traffic control services to support public and private sector clients on engineering and construction projects. Based in Bayview-Hunters Point,

Partner Spotlight: Catholic Charities

September 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Catholic Charities
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Founded in 1907 and rooted in our faith traditions of charity and justice, Catholic Charities supports families, aging adults and adults with disabilities, and youth through social services and opportunities for healthy growth and development. Read more in our Partner Spotlight below.

Partner Spotlight: SHN

August 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: SHN
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SHN is the preeminent theatrical entertainment company in the Bay Area, bringing live entertainment experiences to San Francisco’s premier venues. SHN presents current hits fresh from Broadway, original Broadway cast productions, pre-Broadway premieres and one-of-a-kind events that are at the forefront of the national theater scene.

Partner Spotlight: Hebrew Free Loan

August 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Hebrew Free Loan
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Hebrew Free Loan is a nonprofit that promotes self-sufficiency and financial responsibility in the Northern California Jewish community. The organization provides interest-free loans to Jewish individuals and families throughout Northern California. Loans help people overcome challenging financial situations or realize lifelong dreams.

Partner Spotlight: Safesite

August 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Safesite
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Safesite is a data driven safety management platform that leverages the latest mobile, IoT and wearable technologies to facilitate safety communication, improve compliance and reduce incident rates on construction worksites. Their mission is to make every worker a safety champion.

Partner Spotlight: Cengage

July 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Cengage
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Cengage is the education and tech company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide by creating learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want.

Minority-Owned Small Business Partner Spotlight powered by First Republic Bank: D’Maize

June 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Minority-Owned Small Business Partner Spotlight powered by First Republic Bank: D’Maize
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Luis and Zenaida Estrada came to San Francisco from El Salvador in search of better opportunities, including the chance to start their own business. After taking MEDA’s Core Business Training startup course with his wife Zenaida in late 2011,

Partner Spotlight: Flora Springs Winery

June 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Flora Springs Winery
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Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards is family owned and operated, committed to hand-crafting wines of distinct style and superior quality. Their wines, and the manner in which they operate, reflect an understanding of tradition and a tireless quest as innovators.

Partner Spotlight: TOTO

May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: TOTO
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For nearly 100 years, TOTO has been the recognized leader in performance innovation and design products that enhance the luxury bathroom experience. Concept 190, A WASHLET Studio located in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco, is TOTO’s first experiential showroom.

Partner Spotlight: National Brain Tumor Society

March 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: National Brain Tumor Society
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National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) is the largest nonprofit organization in the U.S. dedicated to the brain tumor community. NBTS drives a multi-faceted approach to influence and fund strategic research, as well as advocate for public policy changes to better support brain tumor patients.

Partner Spotlight: OUM & Co. LLP

March 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: OUM & Co. LLP
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OUM is one of the leading CPA firms in California, with offices in San Francisco and Carlsbad, CA. Since its formation in 1976, OUM has grown to over 85 professional staff members by providing a diverse range of client services to individuals and public and private companies across multiple industries.

Partner Spotlight: SXSW

March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South by Southwest is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States. It began in 1987, and has continued to grow in both scope and size every year.

Partner Spotlight: EvoShare

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
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EvoShare works with companies in the Bay Area and beyond to help customers get the most out of their purchases. The company partners with local businesses and quality online vendors, helping them expand their customer base by enabling certain customers to use part of what they spend toward their retirement earnings or student loan repayment.

Partner Spotlight: Kaiser Permanente

February 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Kaiser Permanente
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Kaiser Permanente has been providing care for San Franciscans since 1948 when it opened a 35-bed hospital in the Potrero Hill area. Six years later, Kaiser Permanente opened the current facility on Geary Boulevard. With its new state-of-the-art medical office building in Mission Bay,

Partner Spotlight: Portola Grocery Outlet

January 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Partner Spotlight: Portola Grocery Outlet
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Grocery Outlet is the nation’s largest extreme value grocery store with more than independently operated stores in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington. The chain just opened its third location in San Francisco, independently owned and operated by Raymond Ng,

Partner Spotlight: Hood & Strong

January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Founded in 1917, Hood & Strong LLP is one of Northern California’s oldest, largest and most respected public accounting firms, providing audit, business advisory, tax, and information technology services to nonprofit organizations and privately held businesses throughout the United States.

Minority-Owned Small Business Partner Spotlight powered by First Republic Bank: Yvonne’s Southern Sweets

January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Yvonne’s Southern Sweets has been a staple of the Bayview neighborhood since its inception in Yvonne Hines’ home kitchen in 2002. In the 14 years since, Hines has opened a storefront, created wholesale connections with numerous other local venders,

Partner Spotlight: Fieldwire

October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Fieldwire is a mobile construction management platform designed for the jobsite. Comprised of a team of construction and computer science experts, Fieldwire provides workers in the field with the collaboration tools they need. To learn about how Fieldwire’s customers save 5 hours a week per person,

Partner Spotlight: Cirque du Soleil

October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to close to 155 million spectators in more than 300 cities in over 40 countries on six continents.

Partner Spotlight: University of the Pacific

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a goal that educates and prepares the leaders of tomorrow through intensive academic study, experiential learning, and service to the community. Pacific’s history in San Francisco began in 1896 with the founding of the Arthur A.

Partner Spotlight: McGuireWoods LLP

August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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McGuireWoods LLP is a leading U.S. law firm with more than 1,000 attorneys in 23 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. March 2016 saw the opening of McGuireWoods’ San Francisco office — its 22nd location worldwide and third in California.

Partner Spotlight: HireMojo

August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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younger-headshotHireMojo is about the relentless pursuit of connecting the two people who matter the most, the hiring manager and the person who is the perfect fit for the job. Read our Partner Spotlight interview with CEO and Mojo Master John Younger,

Partner Spotlight: Greenberg Traurig LLP

July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Greenberg Traurig LLP helps clients bridge diverse legal systems and cultures, with a focus on efficient and effective strategic advice and legal services. The company’s San Francisco attorneys have deep Bay Area roots and practice both locally and nationally at the intersection of business,

Partner Spotlight: Tech CU

June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Todd HeadshotTechnology Credit Union (Tech CU) is a financial institution dedicated to delivering technology and personal expertise that inspires, educates and empowers its members to succeed financially. Founded in 1960 by the employees of Fairchild Camera and Instrument Semiconductor Division with a few thousand dollars and a couple of accounts,

Partner Spotlight: Wells Fargo

May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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A Rich San Francisco History
Wells Fargo opened for business on Montgomery Street in San Francisco on July 13, 1852 to provide banking and express services to the West. Rapid expansion followed to the mining camps and new cities and by 1866 covered 3,000 miles of territory with stagecoaches.

Partner Spotlight: California Institute of Integral Studies

May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
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California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is an accredited university that strives to embody spirit, intellect, and wisdom in service to individuals, communities, and the earth. CIIS expands the boundaries of traditional degree programs with transdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and applied studies utilizing face-to-face,

Partner Spotlight: Unitalen IP Consulting

April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Since its founding in 1994, Unitalen has assumed its place as China’s preeminent, full-service, intellectual property firm. They offer a full battery of Chinese intellectual property (IP) and other technology services, including procuring, licensing and enforcing IP rights.

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Partner Spotlight: Care Indeed

April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Care Indeed Non-medical care at home is designed to meet the needs of families requiring personalized health care for loved ones from qualified non-medical caregivers. Read more in our interview with Vanessa Valerio, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Patient Care of Care Indeed.

Partner Spotlight: Minkoff & Associates

March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Started by Steve Minkoff, Minkoff & Associates is the new face of finance. Steve is among the top 1% of Ameriprise Advisors and has been recognized as a top Bay Area Advisor in SF Magazine and Diablo Magazine. Minkoff &

Partner Spotlight: Ma(i)sonry Winery

December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Ma(i)sonry Winery is a winery collective located in Yountville, in the Napa Valley region of California. What makes them different is not only their collection of over 20 individual wineries, but also their unique space, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and also functions as an art gallery.