Category: Announcements

PeopleFund Intern Welcome – Zach Mayer

By Zach Mayer, Development & Communications Intern I have been told a career without a good education, prior internship experience and a good network of connections is a mediocre one at best. Thankfully my future career will be greatly benefitted by this internship with PeopleFund. I decided after graduation from Texas State…

By Zach Mayer, Development & Communications Intern I have been told a career without a good education, prior internship experience and a good network of connections is a mediocre one at best. Thankfully my future career will be greatly benefitted by this internship with PeopleFund. I decided after graduation from Texas State…

PeopleFund Intern Welcome – Chelsea Johnson

By Chelsea Johnson, Development & Communications Intern Hi!My name is Chelsea Johnson and I am currently a student at Texas Tech University! I love my school and I am proud to be a Texas Tech Red Raider. I used to be a nursing major, but I later realized that my passion IS…

By Chelsea Johnson, Development & Communications Intern Hi!My name is Chelsea Johnson and I am currently a student at Texas Tech University! I love my school and I am proud to be a Texas Tech Red Raider. I used to be a nursing major, but I later realized that my passion IS…

Getting Down to Business with Capital One and the Dallas SBDC

 PROGRAM DETAILS “Getting Down to Business (GDTB)” is a free 7-month, in-depth curriculum based series designed to address the core needs of business owners and help them grow. Developed by Capital One Bank and local partners in 2009, the program accepts up to 15 businesses each year to participate. KEY PROGRAM BENEFITS …

 PROGRAM DETAILS “Getting Down to Business (GDTB)” is a free 7-month, in-depth curriculum based series designed to address the core needs of business owners and help them grow. Developed by Capital One Bank and local partners in 2009, the program accepts up to 15 businesses each year to participate. KEY PROGRAM BENEFITS …

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…

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 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…

PeopleFund is proud to announce the launch of a new online loan application system

By Lulu Molina, Development & Communications Intern For those of you seeking PeopleFund loans, we have some very exciting news. We’re happy to announce that this week marks the launch of our first-ever online loan application system! We believe that with this new platform, our loan request process will be faster, easier,…

By Lulu Molina, Development & Communications Intern For those of you seeking PeopleFund loans, we have some very exciting news. We’re happy to announce that this week marks the launch of our first-ever online loan application system! We believe that with this new platform, our loan request process will be faster, easier,…

“Taking Off” by Kenneth Dang

PeopleFund Education & Training Intern Kenneth Dang shares his experience working with the Junior Entrepreneurship Track this summer. Where did it start? Every story, no matter how amazing the climax or resolution may come to be, needs someplace to start. Every fairy tale needs a “once upon a time”, every romance needs…

PeopleFund Education & Training Intern Kenneth Dang shares his experience working with the Junior Entrepreneurship Track this summer. Where did it start? Every story, no matter how amazing the climax or resolution may come to be, needs someplace to start. Every fairy tale needs a “once upon a time”, every romance needs…

PeopleFund Announces Kaneisha Grayson as Program Facilitator

Entrepreneur and Author to Moderate Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Program  Austin, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit will begin its Junior Entrepreneurship Track (JET) program on June 17th. Kaneisha Grayson will serve as facilitator for the six week youth development curriculum addresses a wide variety of topics: diversity,…

Entrepreneur and Author to Moderate Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Program  Austin, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit will begin its Junior Entrepreneurship Track (JET) program on June 17th. Kaneisha Grayson will serve as facilitator for the six week youth development curriculum addresses a wide variety of topics: diversity,…