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JPMorgan Chase Announces $4.2 Million Investment to Support Veteran Small Business Owners

Part of $75 million commitment to support women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses Veteran-owned businesses report a more confident outlook than non-veteran peers, according to new study WASHINGTON November 7, 2017 – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced $4.2 million in investments to support veteran-owned small businesses. The multi-million dollar commitment benefits Community…

Part of $75 million commitment to support women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses Veteran-owned businesses report a more confident outlook than non-veteran peers, according to new study WASHINGTON November 7, 2017 – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced $4.2 million in investments to support veteran-owned small businesses. The multi-million dollar commitment benefits Community…

BBVA Compass, Opportunity Finance Network Welcome First Class of Opportunity Fellows to Birmingham

25 professionals from diverse finance organizations participate in leadership program Fellows to explore ways to give underserved communities better access to capital BIRMINGHAM, AL, March 7, 2017— BBVA Compass and Opportunity Finance Network on Tuesday welcome their inaugural class of 25 Opportunity Fellows to Birmingham for a three-day training session where they’ll…

25 professionals from diverse finance organizations participate in leadership program Fellows to explore ways to give underserved communities better access to capital BIRMINGHAM, AL, March 7, 2017— BBVA Compass and Opportunity Finance Network on Tuesday welcome their inaugural class of 25 Opportunity Fellows to Birmingham for a three-day training session where they’ll…

PeopleFund Selected as C4T Recipient through Texas Department of Agriculture

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2016 CAPITAL FOR TEXAS LOAN PROGRAM LAUNCHES, AIMS TO EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES FOR RURAL SMALL BUSINESSES IN TEXAS Lenders announced as part of today’s small business forum AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) today announced a partnership between three Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) — PeopleFund, LiftFund, and…

For Immediate Release: May 5, 2016 CAPITAL FOR TEXAS LOAN PROGRAM LAUNCHES, AIMS TO EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES FOR RURAL SMALL BUSINESSES IN TEXAS Lenders announced as part of today’s small business forum AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) today announced a partnership between three Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) — PeopleFund, LiftFund, and…

Press Release: Gail Warrior to be Featured Speaker of PeopleTalk Entrepreneur Education Series

Warrior Elements CEO, philanthropist, to headline Aug. 5 PeopleFund event geared toward local entrepreneurs DALLAS, Texas – July 24, 2015– Giving back to the community has long been a tenet of Gail Warrior’s business acumen. So it comes as no surprise that the CEO and founder of Warrior Elements, a luxury active-wear…

Warrior Elements CEO, philanthropist, to headline Aug. 5 PeopleFund event geared toward local entrepreneurs DALLAS, Texas – July 24, 2015– Giving back to the community has long been a tenet of Gail Warrior’s business acumen. So it comes as no surprise that the CEO and founder of Warrior Elements, a luxury active-wear…

President & CEO Gary Lindner Presents at NWBC Panel Women’s Entrepreneurship on the Rise

Did you know women-owned and led businesses are launching at record highs? Austin’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is great for women. An estimated 1200 new businesses are launching every day, and PeopleFund is proud to be a strong supporter of women-owned and women-led ventures. Which is why we were so excited to have our…

Did you know women-owned and led businesses are launching at record highs? Austin’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is great for women. An estimated 1200 new businesses are launching every day, and PeopleFund is proud to be a strong supporter of women-owned and women-led ventures. Which is why we were so excited to have our…

Texas Veterans Commission and PeopleFund partner to launch Veteran Entrepreneur Academy

The Texas Veterans Commission is launching a new training program for budding entrepreneurs. The Veteran Entrepreneur Academy is a four-month program followed by a two-year mentorship provided by the Veterans Commission designed to provide veterans with small-business basics, the commission said Friday in a statement. The Veterans Commission is teaming with PeopleFund…

The Texas Veterans Commission is launching a new training program for budding entrepreneurs. The Veteran Entrepreneur Academy is a four-month program followed by a two-year mentorship provided by the Veterans Commission designed to provide veterans with small-business basics, the commission said Friday in a statement. The Veterans Commission is teaming with PeopleFund…

Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America Host Elizabeth Street Capital Event in Dallas for Women Entrepreneurs

  Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America Host Elizabeth Street Capital Event in Dallas for Women Entrepreneurs Event is Part of Initiative Designed to Provide Access to Affordable Loans, Mentoring Support and Networking Opportunities Dallas, Texas —Tory Burch Foundation (TBF) and Bank of America hosted an Elizabeth Street Capital event on…

  Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America Host Elizabeth Street Capital Event in Dallas for Women Entrepreneurs Event is Part of Initiative Designed to Provide Access to Affordable Loans, Mentoring Support and Networking Opportunities Dallas, Texas —Tory Burch Foundation (TBF) and Bank of America hosted an Elizabeth Street Capital event on…

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…

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…

PeopleFund announces Partnership with Interfaith Ministries

Houston, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit, announces a  $3.9 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation to support the expansion of Meals on Wheels of Greater Houston as part of a $12 million project that will rehabilitate Interfaith’s existing facility.  It will also support construction of…

Houston, Texas –  PeopleFund, a community development financial institution and local nonprofit, announces a  $3.9 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation to support the expansion of Meals on Wheels of Greater Houston as part of a $12 million project that will rehabilitate Interfaith’s existing facility.  It will also support construction of…

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