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Client Feature | Perpetual Motion Studio

JuNene has been dancing for as long as she can remember.  While teaching a youth summer camp, she was approached by parents who wanted to keep their children in her dance classes after the camp ended. Wanting to offer her own classes, JuNene embarked on the journey to open her own studio….

JuNene has been dancing for as long as she can remember.  While teaching a youth summer camp, she was approached by parents who wanted to keep their children in her dance classes after the camp ended. Wanting to offer her own classes, JuNene embarked on the journey to open her own studio….

Client Feature | Rocket Fizz

John Farmer saw the Rocket Fizz concept while visiting California in 2010 and immediately had a gut feeling that this was the next opportunity for his life. As fate would have it, Rocket Fizz was looking to expand its operation to Texas. Wasting no time, John began pursuing his dream of opening…

John Farmer saw the Rocket Fizz concept while visiting California in 2010 and immediately had a gut feeling that this was the next opportunity for his life. As fate would have it, Rocket Fizz was looking to expand its operation to Texas. Wasting no time, John began pursuing his dream of opening…

PeopleFund and Capital One Bank Team to Provide Financing for the New Accion Texas Corporate Campus

Construction on New Corporate Facilities to Begin This Year Austin, Texas – Accion Texas will soon begin construction on its new corporate campus in San Antonio at 2015 W. Martin Street.  The new campus consists of four buildings. The centerpiece is a 13,100-square-foot headquarters complemented by a 1,897-square-foot business incubator center, a…

Construction on New Corporate Facilities to Begin This Year Austin, Texas – Accion Texas will soon begin construction on its new corporate campus in San Antonio at 2015 W. Martin Street.  The new campus consists of four buildings. The centerpiece is a 13,100-square-foot headquarters complemented by a 1,897-square-foot business incubator center, a…

Help the City of Austin Survey Small Business Needs

Survey of Small Business Needs in Austin According to the U.S. Census, the number of small businesses in Austin MSA grew by 26% between 2000 and 2010, compared to only 1% for the U.S. Because small business growth is so important to the Austin economy, City leaders wants to hear from you…

Survey of Small Business Needs in Austin According to the U.S. Census, the number of small businesses in Austin MSA grew by 26% between 2000 and 2010, compared to only 1% for the U.S. Because small business growth is so important to the Austin economy, City leaders wants to hear from you…

Client Feature | Good Hair & Co.

Growing up around a Grandmother who owned hair salons, Ana Thomas always knew she wanted to open her own some day. After working in a few salons it was time for her to branch out on her own.  Initially, Ana faced challenges trying to find the right information and business consultants to…

Growing up around a Grandmother who owned hair salons, Ana Thomas always knew she wanted to open her own some day. After working in a few salons it was time for her to branch out on her own.  Initially, Ana faced challenges trying to find the right information and business consultants to…

What Makes PeopleFund Different by Josh Wallace

Article by Josh Wallace Development and Communications Intern Beginning a new job can be tough. When I first started my internship at PeopleFund I had to learn a lot of new names, how to make the printer work, and what exactly PeopleFund does. Knowing the mission that drives an organization is crucial…

Article by Josh Wallace Development and Communications Intern Beginning a new job can be tough. When I first started my internship at PeopleFund I had to learn a lot of new names, how to make the printer work, and what exactly PeopleFund does. Knowing the mission that drives an organization is crucial…

Client Feature | Frazier Revitalization

Frazier Revitalization was founded in May 2005 as a non-profit with the mission to implement redevelopment of the low-income Frazier neighborhood in South Dallas through economic and cultural development. Revitalization initiatives are difficult, and at one point Frazier Revitalization was unable to repay a loan that was due. PeopleFund was able to…

Frazier Revitalization was founded in May 2005 as a non-profit with the mission to implement redevelopment of the low-income Frazier neighborhood in South Dallas through economic and cultural development. Revitalization initiatives are difficult, and at one point Frazier Revitalization was unable to repay a loan that was due. PeopleFund was able to…

East Night Recap

Article by Chris Bynoe Development and Communications Intern On October 24, People Fund held its annual East Night celebration at its Austin headquarters. The event was a fun-filled success, with a record setting $24,000 raised to benefit underserved small business throughout the Austin area. People Fund clients, partners, volunteers and staff alike…

Article by Chris Bynoe Development and Communications Intern On October 24, People Fund held its annual East Night celebration at its Austin headquarters. The event was a fun-filled success, with a record setting $24,000 raised to benefit underserved small business throughout the Austin area. People Fund clients, partners, volunteers and staff alike…

Help BIAO Skincare win a $250K grant from Chase!

    Help them celebrate their 1 year anniversary with a vote! Vote for Biao Skincare in the small business grant contest with Chase Bank.  All they need is for you to vote for them and then tell 5 of your friends to vote as well – if they get 250 votes…

    Help them celebrate their 1 year anniversary with a vote! Vote for Biao Skincare in the small business grant contest with Chase Bank.  All they need is for you to vote for them and then tell 5 of your friends to vote as well – if they get 250 votes…

Pitch Party

Are you a female business owner with military connections, whether service member, spouse, or brat? Would you like the opportunity to sharpen your business presentation, meet fellow veteran entrepreneurs, and grow your overall professional network? If so, then join us at the People Fund headquarters for the Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Corps Pitch…

Are you a female business owner with military connections, whether service member, spouse, or brat? Would you like the opportunity to sharpen your business presentation, meet fellow veteran entrepreneurs, and grow your overall professional network? If so, then join us at the People Fund headquarters for the Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Corps Pitch…