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Houston Innovation Week 2017 Agenda Announced

Community Lender Partners with Houston Office of Business Opportunity for Free Entrepreneurship Training Houston – In support of National Small Business Week, May 1st through 5th, PeopleFund and the City of Houston’s Office of Business Opportunity, along with several community partners, will host Innovation Week. The free event, to be held at…

Community Lender Partners with Houston Office of Business Opportunity for Free Entrepreneurship Training Houston – In support of National Small Business Week, May 1st through 5th, PeopleFund and the City of Houston’s Office of Business Opportunity, along with several community partners, will host Innovation Week. The free event, to be held at…

EGBI Classes to Boost Your Business Savvy

PeopleFund partner Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI) will be offering two classes in February that will teach valuable hard skills to new business owners. Microsoft Office Excel Basics is a free afternoon class that will help business owners get a handle on one of Microsoft’s more difficult Office programs, Excel. In this…

PeopleFund partner Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI) will be offering two classes in February that will teach valuable hard skills to new business owners. Microsoft Office Excel Basics is a free afternoon class that will help business owners get a handle on one of Microsoft’s more difficult Office programs, Excel. In this…

Join the Round Rock Public Library and SCORE for a Series of (Free!) Small Business Workshops

Following a successful series of small business workshops in the spring, the Round Rock Public Library and the SCORE Austin chapter will resume Biz.ability workshops for small business owners (or those who are interested in starting their own business) on Fridays, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 4. SCORE is a nonprofit association…

Following a successful series of small business workshops in the spring, the Round Rock Public Library and the SCORE Austin chapter will resume Biz.ability workshops for small business owners (or those who are interested in starting their own business) on Fridays, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 4. SCORE is a nonprofit association…

PeopleFund announces Houston PeopleVET Community Information Session

PeopleFund’s pioneer veteran entrepreneur program, PeopleVET, continues to grow to multiple Texas markets to best serve our state’s heroes as they transition from service to small business. We will host a public information session to share the details of this comprehensive learning and lending program at a forum on August 27th at…

PeopleFund’s pioneer veteran entrepreneur program, PeopleVET, continues to grow to multiple Texas markets to best serve our state’s heroes as they transition from service to small business. We will host a public information session to share the details of this comprehensive learning and lending program at a forum on August 27th at…

Entrepreneur Inspiration Corner | HomeAway

  How did Brian come up with the idea for HomeAway?  Over the years, CEO Brian Sharples and his family rented a variety of ski and beach homes, enjoying the space, availability of a kitchen and flexibility to invite others on vacation. However, he found that finding and booking a property online…

  How did Brian come up with the idea for HomeAway?  Over the years, CEO Brian Sharples and his family rented a variety of ski and beach homes, enjoying the space, availability of a kitchen and flexibility to invite others on vacation. However, he found that finding and booking a property online…

Help the City of Austin Survey Small Business Needs

Survey of Small Business Needs in Austin According to the U.S. Census, the number of small businesses in Austin MSA grew by 26% between 2000 and 2010, compared to only 1% for the U.S. Because small business growth is so important to the Austin economy, City leaders wants to hear from you…

Survey of Small Business Needs in Austin According to the U.S. Census, the number of small businesses in Austin MSA grew by 26% between 2000 and 2010, compared to only 1% for the U.S. Because small business growth is so important to the Austin economy, City leaders wants to hear from you…

Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps is having a Pitch Party for Women Veterans at PeopleFund!

Are you a woman veteran interested in growing your business? Wondering what WVEC can do for your entrepreneurial dreams? Develop and polish your own two minute business pitch with professional business coaches. Find out about competing with your business pitch nationally to win big prizes! RSVP today to find out about exciting…

Are you a woman veteran interested in growing your business? Wondering what WVEC can do for your entrepreneurial dreams? Develop and polish your own two minute business pitch with professional business coaches. Find out about competing with your business pitch nationally to win big prizes! RSVP today to find out about exciting…

9 Ways To Juggle Small Business Finances

Small businesses almost never have enough capital to expand how their owners envisioned, and often they can’t even afford basic expenses like rent. Such limited funds force entrepreneurs to make decisions each month like which bills to pay and which ones to put off until the next month. Although it can be…

Small businesses almost never have enough capital to expand how their owners envisioned, and often they can’t even afford basic expenses like rent. Such limited funds force entrepreneurs to make decisions each month like which bills to pay and which ones to put off until the next month. Although it can be…

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