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PeopleFund Dallas receives $40,000 grant from Comerica

We just received some big news from our Dallas office. It feels like we just unpacked the boxes and our Dallas coworkers have hit the ground running. Comerica Bank has just announced that it will be providing our Dallas office with a $40,000 grant to lend to small businesses in the Dallas…

We just received some big news from our Dallas office. It feels like we just unpacked the boxes and our Dallas coworkers have hit the ground running. Comerica Bank has just announced that it will be providing our Dallas office with a $40,000 grant to lend to small businesses in the Dallas…

Job Opening – PeopleFund Dallas

Job Description: The Loan Officer position provides a leadership role on the loan team for Dallas through organizing the team’s deal flow, training and mentoring new people on the loan team and facilitating team meetings as needed. The Loan Officer also serves as the primary business developer on the loan team by…

Job Description: The Loan Officer position provides a leadership role on the loan team for Dallas through organizing the team’s deal flow, training and mentoring new people on the loan team and facilitating team meetings as needed. The Loan Officer also serves as the primary business developer on the loan team by…

Arts entrepreneurship in Austin: PeopleTalk Recap Part 2

The event was so great yesterday that we just can’t stop talking about it. There was just too much to put in one blog post, so we’re spreading it out over two days. After Deborah Hamilton-Lynne finished her speech (recap here), she brought up three successful arts entrepreneurs living and working in…

The event was so great yesterday that we just can’t stop talking about it. There was just too much to put in one blog post, so we’re spreading it out over two days. After Deborah Hamilton-Lynne finished her speech (recap here), she brought up three successful arts entrepreneurs living and working in…

Our PeopleTalk recap

Today’s PeopleTalk speaker series was a celebration of all things arts entrepreneurial. We heard from Deborah Hamilton-Lynne, published playwright, author, columnist and editor of Austin Woman and ATX Man magazines, about what it takes to become an arts entrepreneur and why a community should support the “starving artists” in their city. Arts…

Today’s PeopleTalk speaker series was a celebration of all things arts entrepreneurial. We heard from Deborah Hamilton-Lynne, published playwright, author, columnist and editor of Austin Woman and ATX Man magazines, about what it takes to become an arts entrepreneur and why a community should support the “starving artists” in their city. Arts…

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  Animal Care Dirty Dog Arts/Entertainment Sonance Rehearsal Studios The Nazca Plains Publishing Co. Automotive Advanced Performance Automotive Center Blu Ribbon Mobile Auto Detail El Otro Lado Elite Auto Repair Evans Engine Exchange G & G Autobody Integrity Automotive Jaimes Auto Repair Clothing/Materials Retailers D & G Designs Store Nui Organics Clothing…

New study says banks approved less than 10 percent of loans in 2011

When we were perusing our favorite blogs and news outlets a few days ago, we came across something that we had to share. Out of every 100 small business owners who walked into a large bank hoping for a loan last year, only 10 got the stamp of approval, according to the…

When we were perusing our favorite blogs and news outlets a few days ago, we came across something that we had to share. Out of every 100 small business owners who walked into a large bank hoping for a loan last year, only 10 got the stamp of approval, according to the…

FFGA Week is coming…

We’re jumping the gun a bit on this, but we think this year’s Financial Fitness Greater Austin Week will be the best yet. Haven’t heard of FFGA week? Here’s a quick primer: Who: The Alliance for Economic Inclusion, Sen. Kirk Watson and more than 60 financial-minded groups in the Austin area, including…

We’re jumping the gun a bit on this, but we think this year’s Financial Fitness Greater Austin Week will be the best yet. Haven’t heard of FFGA week? Here’s a quick primer: Who: The Alliance for Economic Inclusion, Sen. Kirk Watson and more than 60 financial-minded groups in the Austin area, including…

Deborah Hamilton-Lynne to be PeopleTalk speaker on April 24

It’s that time again. We’re so excited to announce that Deborah Hamilton-Lynne, editor-in-chief of Austin Woman magazine, will be our featured speaker for PeopleTalk on April 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar. We’re always trying to bring up the most salient issues facing our…

It’s that time again. We’re so excited to announce that Deborah Hamilton-Lynne, editor-in-chief of Austin Woman magazine, will be our featured speaker for PeopleTalk on April 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar. We’re always trying to bring up the most salient issues facing our…

PeopleFund and Dallas PLAN Fund Announce Merger

Two Texas micro-lending organizations with extensive track records of success, PeopleFund of Austin, Texas, and PLAN Fund of Dallas, Texas, are pleased to announce their merger effective March 31, 2012.  This combination significantly increases available resources and strengthens their ability to serve and help undercapitalized communities in Austin and Dallas.  PeopleFund and…

Two Texas micro-lending organizations with extensive track records of success, PeopleFund of Austin, Texas, and PLAN Fund of Dallas, Texas, are pleased to announce their merger effective March 31, 2012.  This combination significantly increases available resources and strengthens their ability to serve and help undercapitalized communities in Austin and Dallas.  PeopleFund and…

PeopleFund helps LifeWorks find the funds for affordable housing

We are always happy to support nonprofits doing great work here in Austin. There are quite a few, but one in particular that needed our help recently. LifeWorks is a nonprofit that provides critical services to disadvantaged youth and families. From operating an emergency shelter to holding GED and literacy classes, LifeWorks…

We are always happy to support nonprofits doing great work here in Austin. There are quite a few, but one in particular that needed our help recently. LifeWorks is a nonprofit that provides critical services to disadvantaged youth and families. From operating an emergency shelter to holding GED and literacy classes, LifeWorks…