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PeopleFund’s BB&T Credit Counseling Event

By Noelle Darilek, Communications Intern PeopleFund holds free credit information counseling through the BB&T Banking Company this month. The experience is designed to welcome and encourage those in the East Austin area looking to learn more about their credit score to come by and do so. BB&T parks their bus outside of…

By Noelle Darilek, Communications Intern PeopleFund holds free credit information counseling through the BB&T Banking Company this month. The experience is designed to welcome and encourage those in the East Austin area looking to learn more about their credit score to come by and do so. BB&T parks their bus outside of…

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…

Join Us in Dallas/Ft. Worth for a Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Free program for veterans, active duty military, and military spouses.  This upcoming July 18th, veterans interested in starting or growing a business will get a unique opportunity to “jump start” their business by attending a free Entrepreneurship Boot Camp sponsored by Momentum Texas Inc. (MTI), a statewide nonprofit, and Wells Fargo. Each…

Free program for veterans, active duty military, and military spouses.  This upcoming July 18th, veterans interested in starting or growing a business will get a unique opportunity to “jump start” their business by attending a free Entrepreneurship Boot Camp sponsored by Momentum Texas Inc. (MTI), a statewide nonprofit, and Wells Fargo. Each…

Emprende ofrece a participantes la oportunidad de prepararse para un préstamo

La primera sesión del programa Emprende se llevó a cabo este mes. Emprende es un nuevo programa ofrecido por PeopleFund completamente en español que ofrece a los participantes la oportunidad de prepararse para un préstamo.  Durante las primeras cuatro horas, los participantes aprendieron sobre administración financiera, y fueron guiados al realizar su…

La primera sesión del programa Emprende se llevó a cabo este mes. Emprende es un nuevo programa ofrecido por PeopleFund completamente en español que ofrece a los participantes la oportunidad de prepararse para un préstamo.  Durante las primeras cuatro horas, los participantes aprendieron sobre administración financiera, y fueron guiados al realizar su…

Coffee & PR | Meet & Pitch Austin Business Journal Managing Editor Greg Barr

Thursday March 20, 2014 – Thursday March 20, 2014 Map and Directions | Register Description: Meet & Pitch Austin Business Journal Managing Editor Greg Barr Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location: Better Business Bureau at 1005 La Posada Drive, Austin, TX 78702 Fee: $10.00/person Ever wondered how…

Thursday March 20, 2014 – Thursday March 20, 2014 Map and Directions | Register Description: Meet & Pitch Austin Business Journal Managing Editor Greg Barr Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location: Better Business Bureau at 1005 La Posada Drive, Austin, TX 78702 Fee: $10.00/person Ever wondered how…

The PeopleFund Experience by Chris Bynoe

Interning at PeopleFund within the Development and Communications department was a wonderful experience that I will always cherish. As it was only my second foray into the real world workplace, I had very little idea of what to expect. I knew that PeopleFund was a community development financial institution whose mission of…

Interning at PeopleFund within the Development and Communications department was a wonderful experience that I will always cherish. As it was only my second foray into the real world workplace, I had very little idea of what to expect. I knew that PeopleFund was a community development financial institution whose mission of…

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…

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…