The Tipping Point is Upon Us

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Canna Feature

Join us August 31, 2017 at 11 am (PDT) for a timely presentation of Nuances, Structures & Opportunities in the Cannabis Industry by speaker Sherri Haskell, founder and CEO of Canna Angels, LLC. she will discuss what’s new during this first year of fully legalized cannabis in California, the areas of significant business growth and, of course, ways to invest in this booming industry. … Read More

Events Happening in Fresno this June

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Centrally located in the middle of California, Fresno is well-known for its sunshine, dancing raisins and overall agricultural fitness. With Yosemite and the Sierras looming in the distance, the fifth largest population, affordable housing, and a widening hub for tech, craft brew and bands, Fresno is a hot town bursting with events whether you’re on vacation or enjoying a staycation. … Read More

Happy Cannabis Day

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Cannabis 420

April 20: the day Americans have celebrated the oft fabled and demonized plant, cannabis sativa (and the popular indica strain) for years. Now that more states have legalized medical and/or recreational use, all things cannabis are “in.” For example: Colorado will see its first drive-thru cannabis shop open. Green Rush, of San Francisco fame, will be hosting a “Bud Drop,” … Read More

The Top 5 Jobs for Women

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Top Woman Jobs

Women are contributing across all professions in the United States.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the top five fields where women have competitive earning power are, in ascending order: 5. Lawyer, salary: $80,656 4. Computer Information Systems, salary: $93,719 3. Nurse Practitioner, salary: $101,027 2. Pharmacist, salary: $124,286 1. Chief Executive Officer: salary: $751,040 And these are the median salaries. According to Washington … Read More

Fresno Events | Community Forum | New Source of Capital for Entrepreneurs

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Fresno Events

This February 23rd Breakaway Funding will host a community forum on New Source of Capital for Entrepreneurs. Title III of the Act—Crowdfunding, represents the most significant deregulation in federal securities and exchange laws in nearly 80 years. It opens up new sources of capital to a wider variety of companies by broadening the base of the individuals who can legally … Read More

Fresno Events | Presenter Profile Craig DeShields | Crowdfunding in the Wine and Craft Spirits Industry

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Craig DeShields Senior Loan Officer for Fresno First Bank is presenting today for “Crowdfunding in the Wine and Craft Spirits Industry.” Craig DeShields began his commercial banking career in 1999 with County Bank. Prior to County Bank, Craig was a consumer loan manager for Town & Country Finance & Thrift for four years. With over 16 years of lending experience, … Read More

Fresno Events | Central Valley SCORE and Crowdfunding in the Wine and Craft Spirits Industry

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Central Valley SCORE in Fresno CA will be our location for our upcoming event “Crowdfunding in the Wine and Craft Spirits Industry.” A mission-drive organization, Central Valley SCORE helps small business owners succeed through mentorship, tools and workshops in the community. Located at 801 R Street in Fresno, California, Central Valley SCORE is conveniently located to remain accessible to area … Read More

Presenter Profile: Aaron Silverman of Canna Group Inc – Financing and Investing in Cannabis

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Canna Group Feature

Aaron Silverman understands the coming of the “Green Rush.” He knows that entrepreneurs in this emerging and lucrative field will have to operate the same as other successful businesses that had not recently emerged into legalized sector. These savvy business owners will need a sound business plan, proper bookkeeping and a professional way to vet due diligence when considering a … Read More

Presenter Profile: K. Christopher “KC” Branch | Principal KC Branch Law Firm | Fresno Events

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Native Californian, K. Christoper Branch litigates and transacts business matters for clients throughout California and across the globe. As an expert in is the Food and Spirits industry, (along with transactional law, automobile parts, education and high tech), KC has specialized an AV lawyer since 2003, serves as an expert witness when needed, in addition to providing consultation to lawyers, … Read More

Three Trademarks Granted For Crowdfunding Programs

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registered feature Breakaway Funding

Caps off Most Successful Year Highlighted by $10 Million Loan Portfolio with Fresno First Bank Sausalito, CA—January 11, 2017—Breakaway Funding LLC founder/managing partner Kim Kaselionis today announced that the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office had granted the securities-based crowdfunding firm three trademark for its proprietary funding products. “The notification was a wonderful way to cap off our most successful … Read More