Category: Small Business

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…

February Featured Client – B’s Xtra21 Express Trucking

February’s featured client is Xtra21 Express Trucking, a full service flatbed transportation company known for its innovation, reliability, and strong commitment to quality. Seven years ago in his hometown of Dallas, Braylon Lester founded Xtra 21 Express Trucking LLC, a full service flatbed transportation company known for its innovation, reliability, and strong…

February’s featured client is Xtra21 Express Trucking, a full service flatbed transportation company known for its innovation, reliability, and strong commitment to quality. Seven years ago in his hometown of Dallas, Braylon Lester founded Xtra 21 Express Trucking LLC, a full service flatbed transportation company known for its innovation, reliability, and strong…

New Team Member: Jadeline Cao

Jadeline is the newest addition to the PeopleFund team. As the Development and Communications Intern, she will assist the development staff with everything from grant research to fundraising logistics. In her four years at the University of Texas, she cultivated a deep interest in cultural studies and displaced communities in the urban…

Jadeline is the newest addition to the PeopleFund team. As the Development and Communications Intern, she will assist the development staff with everything from grant research to fundraising logistics. In her four years at the University of Texas, she cultivated a deep interest in cultural studies and displaced communities in the urban…

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…

PeopleFund Announces final PeopleTalk date for 2012

This December, PeopleFund welcomes Roy Spence and Judy Trabulsi of GSD&M and The Purpose Institute to discuss how they formed their own business and the impact of the new presidential administration on small businesses in our community. The Details When: Thursday, December 6th Where: Alamo Drafthouse S. Lamar When: 11:30am Cost: $15 before…

This December, PeopleFund welcomes Roy Spence and Judy Trabulsi of GSD&M and The Purpose Institute to discuss how they formed their own business and the impact of the new presidential administration on small businesses in our community. The Details When: Thursday, December 6th Where: Alamo Drafthouse S. Lamar When: 11:30am Cost: $15 before…

Client of the Month – Phoenix Arising

Article by: Miku Sakamoto This month we’d like to highlight Phoenix Arising, an Austin nonprofit that’s shaking up traditional education through aviation-oriented programs. Founder and Executive Director, Zay Collier, came to believe that knowledge is not something a learner passively absorbs, but something a learner actively creates. Learning was not a spectator…

Article by: Miku Sakamoto This month we’d like to highlight Phoenix Arising, an Austin nonprofit that’s shaking up traditional education through aviation-oriented programs. Founder and Executive Director, Zay Collier, came to believe that knowledge is not something a learner passively absorbs, but something a learner actively creates. Learning was not a spectator…

Calling all PeopleFund clients and prospective clients!

  FedEx is hosting a small business grant competition now through November 17th. Visit the FedEx Facebook page for more information. They will award a $25,000 grant as well as several $5,000 grants. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your small business and compete for grant funds.

  FedEx is hosting a small business grant competition now through November 17th. Visit the FedEx Facebook page for more information. They will award a $25,000 grant as well as several $5,000 grants. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your small business and compete for grant funds.

PeopleFund Gears Up for 2012 Opportunity Finance Network Conference

Article By Miku Sakamoto Peoplefund is excited to participate in this year’s OFN Conference taking place from October 15-18 in our backyard, San Antonio, Texas. This conference is a chance for CDFIs (Community Development Financial Institutions) from all over the country to gather in one place for three and a half days…

Article By Miku Sakamoto Peoplefund is excited to participate in this year’s OFN Conference taking place from October 15-18 in our backyard, San Antonio, Texas. This conference is a chance for CDFIs (Community Development Financial Institutions) from all over the country to gather in one place for three and a half days…

Job Opening – PeopleFund Dallas

PeopleFund Position Opening:  Office Manager (Dallas, TX) PeopleFund is a registered Texas nonprofit organization that creates economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved people by providing access to capital, education and resources to build healthy small businesses. To learn more, visit us at www.peoplefund.org. Job Description: Primary responsibilities include: overall office administrative…

PeopleFund Position Opening:  Office Manager (Dallas, TX) PeopleFund is a registered Texas nonprofit organization that creates economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved people by providing access to capital, education and resources to build healthy small businesses. To learn more, visit us at www.peoplefund.org. Job Description: Primary responsibilities include: overall office administrative…