Small Biz Story | Z011 Coffee Roasters in San Francisco

A whole new coffee experience For San Franciscans, coffee drinking has become a ritual and an experience to be savored. And discovering coffee shops offering new flavors, aromas, and brewing methods has become a popular pastime in the city. In 2015, Belen and her husband decided to offer a completely unique coffee drinking experience to Read more about Small Biz Story | Z011 Coffee Roasters in San Francisco[…]

Borrower Story: Prospect Cleaning Service in NYC

A small business will need help. Be it financial planning or access to skilled labor, a small business’ ability to leverage this help is critical to maintain the integrity of their business and scale effectively. We spent time with Prospect Cleaning Service to learn more about their experience with Excelsior Growth Fund, one of CNote’s Read more about Borrower Story: Prospect Cleaning Service in NYC[…]

Borrower Story: MAFIA Bags, a small business with big ideas about sustainable design

MAFIA Bags is more than just a series of stylish, functional, and sturdy bags, totes, backpacks and accessories. It is a company which represents community and cohesiveness around two inspirational goals. To give new life to materials and to transform the way we do business. Started in 2012 by brother and sister Marcos and Paz Read more about Borrower Story: MAFIA Bags, a small business with big ideas about sustainable design[…]

Borrower Story: Roberto’s Winds & Michiko Studios in NYC

While New York City is overflowing with artists and creatives, one thing the city is always short on is space for musicians, especially rehearsal spaces that are both affordable and acoustically sound. That’s where Roberto Romeo saw a tremendous opportunity to expand his small business and support the community of local musicians. As the owner Read more about Borrower Story: Roberto’s Winds & Michiko Studios in NYC[…]

Borrower Story: Meet Fany Gerson with La Newyorkina

La Newyorkina is a fan favorite in New York City. Found at kiosks, carts, and coffee shops in the East Village and a retail store out of Brooklyn, its authentic, tasty frozen treats and sweets from Mexico are a special treat in the heat of NYC summer. After making tens of thousands of satisfied customers Read more about Borrower Story: Meet Fany Gerson with La Newyorkina[…]

CNote selected to participate in Village Capital FinTech program

We are humbled and proud to share that CNote has been selected to participate in the Village Capital FinTech program. This program, co-sponsored by PayPal and Village Capital, is on a mission to help create “accessible, efficient, and affordable financial services for underserved communities and small businesses.” Such recognition does come with a responsibility to Read more about CNote selected to participate in Village Capital FinTech program[…]

Echoing Green – Social Impact Talent Report

We’re proud to announce that our founders Cat Berman and Yuliya Tarasava have been selected for consideration for the Echoing Green Fellowship. Each year Echoing Green evaluates thousands of applicants and roughly only 1% of applicants are selected. Congratulations are in order for Cat and Yuliya, who are working to democratize and simplify finance through CNote. Read more about Echoing Green – Social Impact Talent Report[…]

Borrower Story: Meet Maria Cruz with Heavenly Flowers

Meet Maria Cruz from Long Island. Her passion and area of expertise is flowers. With the cash she saved while working at her sister’s shop, she succeeded in opening her own flower shop in 2009. Her business grew and she was able to open up a second shop in 2015. Things were going well until Read more about Borrower Story: Meet Maria Cruz with Heavenly Flowers[…]