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Client Feature | The Lone Star Diva & Co.

Article by Erika Stroli Operations & Engagement Intern Kathryn Gonzales opened The Lone Star Diva & Co. in May 2007 after being inspired by her family of entrepreneurs and with dreams of one day starting her own company. Kathryn’s early experiences in the nonprofit sector also played a large role, as she…

Article by Erika Stroli Operations & Engagement Intern Kathryn Gonzales opened The Lone Star Diva & Co. in May 2007 after being inspired by her family of entrepreneurs and with dreams of one day starting her own company. Kathryn’s early experiences in the nonprofit sector also played a large role, as she…

Amplify Austin 2014

Article by Tori Maidenberg Development and Communications Intern It’s that time of the year again to crank up your giving and tune your passion because it’s time to Amplify Austin!  Each year PeopleFund has the unique privilege to be one of a few hundred non-profits to participate in Amplify Austin. Our organization’s…

Article by Tori Maidenberg Development and Communications Intern It’s that time of the year again to crank up your giving and tune your passion because it’s time to Amplify Austin!  Each year PeopleFund has the unique privilege to be one of a few hundred non-profits to participate in Amplify Austin. Our organization’s…

Client Feature | Crema Bakery & Café

Article by Tori Maidenberg Development and Communications Intern Jessica opened Crema Bakery & Café in April 2013 after owning a dessert catering business four years prior. However, her passion for baking started much earlier. As a young girl, Jessica remembers coming home from school to bake banana bread and cookies with her…

Article by Tori Maidenberg Development and Communications Intern Jessica opened Crema Bakery & Café in April 2013 after owning a dessert catering business four years prior. However, her passion for baking started much earlier. As a young girl, Jessica remembers coming home from school to bake banana bread and cookies with her…

Coffee & PR | Meet & Pitch Austin Business Journal Managing Editor Greg Barr

Thursday March 20, 2014 – Thursday March 20, 2014 Map and Directions | Register Description: Meet & Pitch Austin Business Journal Managing Editor Greg Barr Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location: Better Business Bureau at 1005 La Posada Drive, Austin, TX 78702 Fee: $10.00/person Ever wondered how…

Thursday March 20, 2014 – Thursday March 20, 2014 Map and Directions | Register Description: Meet & Pitch Austin Business Journal Managing Editor Greg Barr Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location: Better Business Bureau at 1005 La Posada Drive, Austin, TX 78702 Fee: $10.00/person Ever wondered how…

Client Feature | Fusion 40 Fitness

 WiL Turner first opened Fusion 40 Fitness in 2005 in New York after seeing a need for programs for people who couldn’t afford private training. He says it was quite challenging financially at first and still is, because he aims to provide services to people who cannot afford them. Business wasn’t thriving…

 WiL Turner first opened Fusion 40 Fitness in 2005 in New York after seeing a need for programs for people who couldn’t afford private training. He says it was quite challenging financially at first and still is, because he aims to provide services to people who cannot afford them. Business wasn’t thriving…

The PeopleFund Experience by Chris Bynoe

Interning at PeopleFund within the Development and Communications department was a wonderful experience that I will always cherish. As it was only my second foray into the real world workplace, I had very little idea of what to expect. I knew that PeopleFund was a community development financial institution whose mission of…

Interning at PeopleFund within the Development and Communications department was a wonderful experience that I will always cherish. As it was only my second foray into the real world workplace, I had very little idea of what to expect. I knew that PeopleFund was a community development financial institution whose mission of…

Client Feature | Salvage Vanguard Theater

Jenny Larson joined the Salvage Vanguard Theater as an intern and performer in 2002. By 2008 she had risen to Artistic Director and brought with her new position the desire to continue producing cutting edge new American theater and to build a vibrant space to host local artists and art patrons. Renovation…

Jenny Larson joined the Salvage Vanguard Theater as an intern and performer in 2002. By 2008 she had risen to Artistic Director and brought with her new position the desire to continue producing cutting edge new American theater and to build a vibrant space to host local artists and art patrons. Renovation…

PeopleFund CEO Presents at Austin Meetup

Thursday, February 27, 2014  11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION PeopleFund – serving start-ups and small businesses.  If you have a start-up, small or emerging business and you are looking for capital, then you want to attend this Meetup. Gary Lindner, President & CEO of PeopleFund will join us and introduce…

Thursday, February 27, 2014  11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION PeopleFund – serving start-ups and small businesses.  If you have a start-up, small or emerging business and you are looking for capital, then you want to attend this Meetup. Gary Lindner, President & CEO of PeopleFund will join us and introduce…

Dan Graham of BuildASign.com featured in March PeopleTalk

High Tech CEO hosts Entrepreneur Education Series Lecture at Alamo Drafthouse Austin, Texas – PeopleFund announces the first of its 2014 PeopleTalk Speaker Series, which will features the inspiring Dan Graham, founder/CEO of BuildASign.com, on Thursday, March 6th at 11:30am at the Alamo Drafthouse Village. PeopleTalk stimulates the entrepreneurial aspirations of Austinites…

High Tech CEO hosts Entrepreneur Education Series Lecture at Alamo Drafthouse Austin, Texas – PeopleFund announces the first of its 2014 PeopleTalk Speaker Series, which will features the inspiring Dan Graham, founder/CEO of BuildASign.com, on Thursday, March 6th at 11:30am at the Alamo Drafthouse Village. PeopleTalk stimulates the entrepreneurial aspirations of Austinites…