Category: Press

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…

PeopleFund Announces Strategic Partnership with CCAACC

Local Chamber and Nonprofit to Provide Educational Opportunities Austin, Texas – PeopleFund and the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce (CCAACC) announced this week that the two organizations are partnering to offer educational workshops and technical assistance to the chamber’s membership. “CCAACC understands that in order for our members to grow,…

Local Chamber and Nonprofit to Provide Educational Opportunities Austin, Texas – PeopleFund and the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce (CCAACC) announced this week that the two organizations are partnering to offer educational workshops and technical assistance to the chamber’s membership. “CCAACC understands that in order for our members to grow,…

East Night Summit and Celebration Event Announced

Community nonprofit PeopleFund announced their annual economic summit and fundraising event, to be held at Austin Lumber Company on October 25th. This year, the summit will concentrate on the impact of Austin’s arts and cultural industries. Panel topics will focus on the intersection between arts and culture in the public and private…

Community nonprofit PeopleFund announced their annual economic summit and fundraising event, to be held at Austin Lumber Company on October 25th. This year, the summit will concentrate on the impact of Austin’s arts and cultural industries. Panel topics will focus on the intersection between arts and culture in the public and private…

PeopleFund Receives Outstanding Lender Award at Deal Day

Dallas, Texas – The North Texas Small Business Development Center awarded PeopleFund the title of “Outstanding Lender” 2012 for the organization’s work with entrepreneurs, small business owners, and nonprofit leaders in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth MSA in front of a crowd at Deal Day, a lending event put on by the Dallas…

Dallas, Texas – The North Texas Small Business Development Center awarded PeopleFund the title of “Outstanding Lender” 2012 for the organization’s work with entrepreneurs, small business owners, and nonprofit leaders in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth MSA in front of a crowd at Deal Day, a lending event put on by the Dallas…

PeopleFund hosts Art Auction for Japan Relief

Austin’s award-winning, highly-collected artists Will Klemm, Shawn Camp, and Jan Heaton are joining more than 50 local area artists to raise money to aid the people of Japan devastated by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. Paintings, mosaics, and other forms of art will be on sale at the event on Thursday, April…

Austin’s award-winning, highly-collected artists Will Klemm, Shawn Camp, and Jan Heaton are joining more than 50 local area artists to raise money to aid the people of Japan devastated by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. Paintings, mosaics, and other forms of art will be on sale at the event on Thursday, April…