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Client Feature – Trinh’s A/C Services

by Erica Herbst Tieu Trinh is the owner and sole proprietor of Trinh’s A/C Services which he founded in Carrolton, TX in 1989 under a different name. He has been serving the Greater Austin area ever since. Trinh repairs and installs HVAC systems primarily, but also installs and repairs solar panel systems….

by Erica Herbst Tieu Trinh is the owner and sole proprietor of Trinh’s A/C Services which he founded in Carrolton, TX in 1989 under a different name. He has been serving the Greater Austin area ever since. Trinh repairs and installs HVAC systems primarily, but also installs and repairs solar panel systems….

PeopleFund visits Cryo Body Works Grand Opening

by Zach Mayer Austin entrepreneur Caulen Lauria opened Cryo Body Works this year, using his athletic background to tailor the experience to the unique needs of clients. Lauria specializes in cryosauna treatments, a unique therapy originally developed in Japan in 1978 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Lauria has worked with a…

by Zach Mayer Austin entrepreneur Caulen Lauria opened Cryo Body Works this year, using his athletic background to tailor the experience to the unique needs of clients. Lauria specializes in cryosauna treatments, a unique therapy originally developed in Japan in 1978 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Lauria has worked with a…

Client Feature – Positive Energy

By Erica Herbst Kristof and Diane Irwin founded Positive Energy in 2009. Motivated by a desire to improve sustainability in the building industry, Kristof and Diane decided to turn their decade of home building experience into their own company. The flexibility was appealing with a young child at home, but the Irwin’s faced…

By Erica Herbst Kristof and Diane Irwin founded Positive Energy in 2009. Motivated by a desire to improve sustainability in the building industry, Kristof and Diane decided to turn their decade of home building experience into their own company. The flexibility was appealing with a young child at home, but the Irwin’s faced…

PeopleFund announces partnership with the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce

By Erica Herbst PeopleFund and the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce have announced a new partnership to benefit small businesses in Austin. PeopleFund and GAACC services and benefits are accessible to members of both organizations. The Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce is committed to the economic growth of local businesses with…

By Erica Herbst PeopleFund and the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce have announced a new partnership to benefit small businesses in Austin. PeopleFund and GAACC services and benefits are accessible to members of both organizations. The Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce is committed to the economic growth of local businesses with…

PeopleFund congratulates two PeopleVet graduates on their recognition in Veterepreneur magazine

By Zach Mayer The June 2014 issue of Veterepreneur features successful PeopleVet partners and graduates Charmane Sellers and Marylyn Harris. Sellers is President of ALEON Properties Inc., a commercial residential and government construction firm. Harris is President of Harrland Healthcare Consulting, a healthcare management consulting firm in Houston. Both women completed PeopleFund’s…

By Zach Mayer The June 2014 issue of Veterepreneur features successful PeopleVet partners and graduates Charmane Sellers and Marylyn Harris. Sellers is President of ALEON Properties Inc., a commercial residential and government construction firm. Harris is President of Harrland Healthcare Consulting, a healthcare management consulting firm in Houston. Both women completed PeopleFund’s…

PeopleVET San Marcos Kicks Off

By Zach Mayer, Development & Communications Intern PeopleFund started the 2nd PeopleVET veteran education curriculum of 2014 in San Marcos last evening. Held at the Central Texas Medical Center, PeopleVET welcomed 24 area veterans to the innovative lending and learning curriculum. This is the first time a PeopleFund curriculum was held in San Marcos,…

By Zach Mayer, Development & Communications Intern PeopleFund started the 2nd PeopleVET veteran education curriculum of 2014 in San Marcos last evening. Held at the Central Texas Medical Center, PeopleVET welcomed 24 area veterans to the innovative lending and learning curriculum. This is the first time a PeopleFund curriculum was held in San Marcos,…

Client Feature – Cupcake and a Smile

By Becca Divine Davis, Education and Training Coordinator Sharndell Lowe-Aitch has long been known as a baker by those around her. After years of encouragement from friends and family, Sharndell opened Cupcake and a Smile in the fall of 2011. For the first couple of years, Sharndell operated solely as a catering…

By Becca Divine Davis, Education and Training Coordinator Sharndell Lowe-Aitch has long been known as a baker by those around her. After years of encouragement from friends and family, Sharndell opened Cupcake and a Smile in the fall of 2011. For the first couple of years, Sharndell operated solely as a catering…

Bank of America & PeopleFund in Dallas/Ft. Worth

Bank of America recently announced a generous grant to PeopleFund to fund its lending programs and financial education to empower small business owners, create jobs and helping entrepreneurs achieve the American dream in greater Dallas/Ft. Worth. PeopleFund will lend $4,261,700 to 117 clients, create 355 jobs and conduct 6,000 hours of business…

Bank of America recently announced a generous grant to PeopleFund to fund its lending programs and financial education to empower small business owners, create jobs and helping entrepreneurs achieve the American dream in greater Dallas/Ft. Worth. PeopleFund will lend $4,261,700 to 117 clients, create 355 jobs and conduct 6,000 hours of business…