Growth Partners Arizona loans benefit Dillinger Brewing Company

February 16, 2021

Eric Sipe and his business partner (and college friend) Aaron Long will open a second speakeasy-esque taproom on 4th Avenue in Tucson in 2021 with help from two Growth Partners Arizona


Small Business Loan supports Block Azteca

January 15, 2021

Block Azteca owner Felipe Noperi is one of Growth Partners Arizona’s newest borrowers. The Small Business Success Loan is helping him grow his paver business, which he started in 2018


Kiva Tucson: Food Truck offers the tastes of Puebla, Mexico

November 12, 2020

A distinctive mole sauce is one of the many delicious items on Analy and Leobardo Guzman’s food truck menu. Her mom Maria Antonieta makes it regularly in Puebla, Mexico, and


Kiva Tucson: Berry Best Phlebotomy Training Academy

October 5, 2020

Kelly Ellsberry started Mobile Medical Services 3.5 years ago and is now opening a second business with a loan from Kiva Tucson, the Berry Best Phlebotomy Training Academy. She has


Small Business Loan supports Tacos Apson

August 4, 2020

Yazmin & Francisco Aldecoa-Durazo are opening a 2nd Tacos Apson August 2020 in northwest Tucson. They’ve been in business for 20 years at their 1st location near I-10 and 12th


More than a Loan: Consulting & Coaching

June 18, 2020

Consulting and coaching that helps small businesses and nonprofits ensure sustainability and, at some point if needed, qualify for traditional bank loans, is a key part of the mission of


Carie Davis is Kiva Tucson’s Capital Access Manager

April 16, 2020

No-interest, no-fee, community-backed business loans from $1,000 to $15,000 are crowdfunded on Kiva’s world-wide online platform with support from local Arizona Capital Access Manager Carie Davis. Kiva is an international