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PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank Announce Women’s Business Assistance Center

For Immediate Release October 5, 2016 Contact: Amber Cooney | Director of Communications & Development Phone: 512-222-1006 | [email protected]   PeopleFund and  MUFG Union Bank Announce Women’s Business Assistance Center New Facility Provides Technical Assistance to DFW Women Business Owners Dallas – On November 1st, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., will host…

For Immediate Release October 5, 2016 Contact: Amber Cooney | Director of Communications & Development Phone: 512-222-1006 | [email protected]   PeopleFund and  MUFG Union Bank Announce Women’s Business Assistance Center New Facility Provides Technical Assistance to DFW Women Business Owners Dallas – On November 1st, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., will host…

PeopleFund Client CocoAndre Invited To White House Summit

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client CocoAndre has been invited to participate in the Fulfilling America’s Future: Latinas in the U.S. summit at the White House this October. CocoAndre is a mother-daughter chocolatier shop based in Dallas, TX. Mother Andrea Pedraza has been working to perfect her craft for the past 30 years…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client CocoAndre has been invited to participate in the Fulfilling America’s Future: Latinas in the U.S. summit at the White House this October. CocoAndre is a mother-daughter chocolatier shop based in Dallas, TX. Mother Andrea Pedraza has been working to perfect her craft for the past 30 years…

PeopleFund Receives SBA Prime Grant for Technical Assistance Programs

SBA Awards $5 Million in PRIME Grants SBA funds PeopleFund with $75,000 to Finance Training & Technical Assistance to Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON – Thirty-seven community-based organizations across the United States that provide assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive $5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Program…

SBA Awards $5 Million in PRIME Grants SBA funds PeopleFund with $75,000 to Finance Training & Technical Assistance to Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON – Thirty-seven community-based organizations across the United States that provide assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs are set to receive $5 million in grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Program…

PeopleFund’s Jadeline Cao Selected for 2016 Leadership Austin Emerge Program

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund staff member Jadeline Cao has been selected for Leadership Austin as part of their 2016 Emerge Program. Leadership Austin is a local nonprofit that strives to provide leadership training for those in the Austin area. The company helps those in the community to develop leadership skills, learn about…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund staff member Jadeline Cao has been selected for Leadership Austin as part of their 2016 Emerge Program. Leadership Austin is a local nonprofit that strives to provide leadership training for those in the Austin area. The company helps those in the community to develop leadership skills, learn about…

PeopleFund Client Feature: WhotNot LLC

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client, WhotNot , continues to achieve success with their WindowKitty product. The product is a half-shaped dome, open on both ends with flat bottom that cat lovers can easily place onto any windowsill below the blinds to have a place for their cats to relax or play and…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund client, WhotNot , continues to achieve success with their WindowKitty product. The product is a half-shaped dome, open on both ends with flat bottom that cat lovers can easily place onto any windowsill below the blinds to have a place for their cats to relax or play and…

PeopleFund Staff Raise Awareness About Veteran Suicide Prevention With 22-Day Challenge

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund employees pledge to take part in the 22 day push-up challenge this month to show their support for veterans and raise awareness for veteran suicides. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and this week is specifically dedicated to veteran suicide prevention. Many veterans around the world battle…

By Noelle Darilek PeopleFund employees pledge to take part in the 22 day push-up challenge this month to show their support for veterans and raise awareness for veteran suicides. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and this week is specifically dedicated to veteran suicide prevention. Many veterans around the world battle…

PeopleFund’s Innovation Week Commits to Diversity with Women, Minority-Led Workshops

From the tech industry, to the financial industry, to the nonprofit industry, diversity is one of the top buzzwords of 2016. Organizations are exploring new ways to make their hiring practices more inclusive, as well as how to make their company cultures less hostile towards women and people of color, and how…

From the tech industry, to the financial industry, to the nonprofit industry, diversity is one of the top buzzwords of 2016. Organizations are exploring new ways to make their hiring practices more inclusive, as well as how to make their company cultures less hostile towards women and people of color, and how…

Press Release: SBA Supplier Connection Event at Huston-Tillotson University

Are you a supplier-oriented business looking to make new connections with some of the biggest buyers in Austin? This is the opportunity you’ve been looking for! This American Supplier Initiative event will allow local small businesses the opportunity to meet with corporate buyers in search of their expertise and explore supply chain…

Are you a supplier-oriented business looking to make new connections with some of the biggest buyers in Austin? This is the opportunity you’ve been looking for! This American Supplier Initiative event will allow local small businesses the opportunity to meet with corporate buyers in search of their expertise and explore supply chain…

PeopleFund Intern Welcome – Noelle Darilek

My name is Noelle Darilek and I started interning at PeopleFund in the fall of 2016 as a Development and Communications Intern. I am currently a senior at the University of Texas as a Journalism major. I have worked closely with social media and interned last summer at Hunter-Kelsey, where I assisted…

My name is Noelle Darilek and I started interning at PeopleFund in the fall of 2016 as a Development and Communications Intern. I am currently a senior at the University of Texas as a Journalism major. I have worked closely with social media and interned last summer at Hunter-Kelsey, where I assisted…

PeopleFund’s BB&T Credit Counseling Event

By Noelle Darilek, Communications Intern PeopleFund holds free credit information counseling through the BB&T Banking Company this month. The experience is designed to welcome and encourage those in the East Austin area looking to learn more about their credit score to come by and do so. BB&T parks their bus outside of…

By Noelle Darilek, Communications Intern PeopleFund holds free credit information counseling through the BB&T Banking Company this month. The experience is designed to welcome and encourage those in the East Austin area looking to learn more about their credit score to come by and do so. BB&T parks their bus outside of…