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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
6:00pm - 9:00 pm
  City View Metreon
135 4th Street, San Francisco Map


Jessica Herrin, CEO and Founder of Stella & Dot and Co-founder of will receive Renaissance's first Empowering Lives Through Entrepreneurship Award for her contribution to transforming women's lives through entrepreneurship.
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We will also honor Sandor Straus, President, Firedoll Foundation; Manager, Tigmera LLC and Executive Vice President, Edgestream Partners LP for his leadership, support and commitment to economic justice.

Renaissance Graduate Awardees:


Emerging Entrepreneur Award:
Abraham Lopez, YucaTech Technology Solutions

Veronica Granillo, The Law Office of Veronica Granillo

Established Entrepreneur Award:

Elizabeth Leu, Fiddlesticks

Angela Cain Memorial Award:

Marcel Banks,
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Please join us and support Bay Area small businesses.  You can make a difference by investing in the lives of motivated Bay Area entrepreneurs. Your contributions will provide much needed funds to make Renaissance's training and support services possible for lower income entrepreneurial women and men.
  Ticket prices:
$175 for Individuals
$85 for Graduates and Current Students
Presenting Our Sponsors 
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Sandor and Faye Straus

James Keefe and Lorna Lee

 Beth Peterson


Boston Private Bank & Trust
First Bank
Justice, Justice Foundation
Marion Weinreb & Associates
Merrill L Magowan
OBDC Small Business Finance
Philip Schlein
Sterling Bank & Trust 
Steve Zuckerman
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 For more information please contact:
 "Renaissance is my stepping stone to great things."
James Adams, owner of Adams' Smoked Meats & Renaissance Graduate