08/02/2017 Kim Kaselionis featured on WJCT News “First Coast Connect” radio program
01/18/2017 Legal cannabis economy could spur economy, San Rafael official says “Why not define the rules and regulate, as opposed to letting it happen to you? Create the landscape you want to operate in and monitor,” said Kim Kaselionis. Kaselionis, the former chief executive of Circle Bank, is the founder of Sausalito’s Breakaway Funding, a hybrid crowd-funding platform that helps companies raise money so they can expand and create jobs.
“Somebody has to have the will to be first,” Kaselionis said.
01/13/2017 Fresno First Bank parent announces fourth-quarter earnings The company invested in Breakaway Funding, a next-generation crowd-funding company, helping to place it among the forefront of financial service providers in California.
Fresno First Bank, the operating bank of Communities First Financial Corporation serving Central California, has been declared the top Community Bank SBA Lender for the 15 county Fresno District for the fourth consecutive year. The bank approved 37 SBA 7(A) loans totaling $16.7 million and participated in SBA 504 loan approvals during the year which will yield approximately $15.6 million in additional loans to small businesses in Central California.
10/05/2016 Breakaway Funding in Forbes
05/01/2016 Redefining Women’s Work
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11/06/2015 Metropole 4th Annual Alternative Funding Forum -video