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Bloom Lab Member Feature: Women’s Community Center of Central Texas presents WECon2018!

By Sooyeon Lim The 5th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference (WE Con) is Saturday, April 21! WE Con is presented every spring by the Women’s Community Center of Central Texas. It strives to be a welcoming community event where women, girls (cis and trans) and those who care about them can share knowledge…

By Sooyeon Lim The 5th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference (WE Con) is Saturday, April 21! WE Con is presented every spring by the Women’s Community Center of Central Texas. It strives to be a welcoming community event where women, girls (cis and trans) and those who care about them can share knowledge…

Intern Welcome – New Korea WEST Fellows

PeopleFund welcomes Yoona, Jisu and Minwook, Jaryun and Jiyeon, our new fellows from South Korea. They are participants of ‘Korea WEST’ program, which provides South Korean university students and young professionals the opportunity to intern and explore the culture of the United States. Yoona Kim Yoona grew up in Seoul, Korea and…

PeopleFund welcomes Yoona, Jisu and Minwook, Jaryun and Jiyeon, our new fellows from South Korea. They are participants of ‘Korea WEST’ program, which provides South Korean university students and young professionals the opportunity to intern and explore the culture of the United States. Yoona Kim Yoona grew up in Seoul, Korea and…

PeopleFund Loan Officer Chosen for National Fellowship Program

HOUSTON , TEXAS. April 2, 2018— NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders announced today that Nini Gutierrez has been named a 2018 NALCAB Colegio Community Economic Development fellow. Nini currently serves as Senior Loan Officer for the greater Houston region. JPMorgan Chase Foundation is this year’s title sponsor for the NALCAB Colegio…

HOUSTON , TEXAS. April 2, 2018— NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders announced today that Nini Gutierrez has been named a 2018 NALCAB Colegio Community Economic Development fellow. Nini currently serves as Senior Loan Officer for the greater Houston region. JPMorgan Chase Foundation is this year’s title sponsor for the NALCAB Colegio…

International Women’s Day

By Sooyeon Lim Today is International Women’s Day, a great day for celebrating and accelerating women’s achievement worldwide. We can reflect on the achievements and progress we have made as well as recognize the obstacles we have yet to overcome. At PeopleFund, we are passionate about supporting women entrepreneurs and woman-owned small…

By Sooyeon Lim Today is International Women’s Day, a great day for celebrating and accelerating women’s achievement worldwide. We can reflect on the achievements and progress we have made as well as recognize the obstacles we have yet to overcome. At PeopleFund, we are passionate about supporting women entrepreneurs and woman-owned small…

PeopleFund Celebrates Grand Opening in Laredo

PeopleFund Celebrates Grand Opening in Laredo Nonprofit Small Business Lender opens doors to provide capital and education to South Texas entrepreneurs Laredo, Texas – On February 27th, PeopleFund held a Grand Opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony to mark their 8th location within the Mile One Incubator. In attendance were strategic partners,…

PeopleFund Celebrates Grand Opening in Laredo Nonprofit Small Business Lender opens doors to provide capital and education to South Texas entrepreneurs Laredo, Texas – On February 27th, PeopleFund held a Grand Opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony to mark their 8th location within the Mile One Incubator. In attendance were strategic partners,…

PeopleFund Awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation

For Immediate Release                                                            February 13, 2018 Contact: Amber Kani | Director of Advancement & Education Phone: 512-222-1006 | [email protected] PeopleFund Awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation U.S. Treasury Program aims to stimulate employment, growth, and revitalization in low income communities Austin, Texas – On February 13th, PeopleFund…

For Immediate Release                                                            February 13, 2018 Contact: Amber Kani | Director of Advancement & Education Phone: 512-222-1006 | [email protected] PeopleFund Awarded $30 million in New Markets Tax Credit Allocation U.S. Treasury Program aims to stimulate employment, growth, and revitalization in low income communities Austin, Texas – On February 13th, PeopleFund…

Small Business Tax Tips

By DeVante’ Branch We can all agree that owning and running your business is no easy task. As a small business owner, you have to do everything for the business, like keeping track of the inventory, making sure bills are paid, and maintaining your bookkeeping and records. Doing all of these things…

By DeVante’ Branch We can all agree that owning and running your business is no easy task. As a small business owner, you have to do everything for the business, like keeping track of the inventory, making sure bills are paid, and maintaining your bookkeeping and records. Doing all of these things…

PeopleFund Welcomes Korea WEST Fellows

Written by Sooyeon Lim Hyunjeong and Sooyeon joined the PeopleFund in December 2017, each as an Accounting intern and a Marketing intern. They are fellows from South Korea, who are participants of ‘Korea WEST’ program. (The ‘Korea WEST’ exchange program, which is supported by Korea Ministry of Education, provides South Korean university…

Written by Sooyeon Lim Hyunjeong and Sooyeon joined the PeopleFund in December 2017, each as an Accounting intern and a Marketing intern. They are fellows from South Korea, who are participants of ‘Korea WEST’ program. (The ‘Korea WEST’ exchange program, which is supported by Korea Ministry of Education, provides South Korean university…

Bloom Lab Member Highlight: Cider Spoon Stories

Jess Hagemann has always had a love of words. As a child, she used to write greeting cards for friends and family. In university, Jess studied Biology but quickly found that her favorite part of her degree was writing the lab reports. She changed her academic path to reflect her passion for…

Jess Hagemann has always had a love of words. As a child, she used to write greeting cards for friends and family. In university, Jess studied Biology but quickly found that her favorite part of her degree was writing the lab reports. She changed her academic path to reflect her passion for…

JPMorgan Chase Announces $4.2 Million Investment to Support Veteran Small Business Owners

Part of $75 million commitment to support women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses Veteran-owned businesses report a more confident outlook than non-veteran peers, according to new study WASHINGTON November 7, 2017 – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced $4.2 million in investments to support veteran-owned small businesses. The multi-million dollar commitment benefits Community…

Part of $75 million commitment to support women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses Veteran-owned businesses report a more confident outlook than non-veteran peers, according to new study WASHINGTON November 7, 2017 – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced $4.2 million in investments to support veteran-owned small businesses. The multi-million dollar commitment benefits Community…

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