Chris Sakelarios, left, talks with her business partner Eric Geedey last week at Caffe Sportivo in Redwood City, Calif. Sakelarios opened Caffe Sportivo after taking out a $20,000 Small Business Administration loan from Union Bank in late 2007. Within a year, however, she was staying afloat with the help of a landlord and vendors who let her adjust payments.

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