Category: Client Success

Client Highlight: Hill Country Med Waste

Special Ed teacher by day, entrepreneur by night- Hillary Burris is redefining what it means to think outside the box. After moving to Kyle from California, Hillary quickly saw a massive gap in the market when it comes to medical waste. Inspired to keep it local, she founded Hill Country Med Waste…

Special Ed teacher by day, entrepreneur by night- Hillary Burris is redefining what it means to think outside the box. After moving to Kyle from California, Hillary quickly saw a massive gap in the market when it comes to medical waste. Inspired to keep it local, she founded Hill Country Med Waste…

PeopleFund Featured on KVUE to Discuss Veteran Entrepreneurship

PeopleFund was featured on KVUE to discuss veteran entrepreneurship with our client Pizza Delight in Round Rock. Studies show that fewer and fewer veterans are starting their own businesses. Despite potential challenges, Edward Youmans was able to turn a struggling business into one of the best pizza places in town. Growing up in…

PeopleFund was featured on KVUE to discuss veteran entrepreneurship with our client Pizza Delight in Round Rock. Studies show that fewer and fewer veterans are starting their own businesses. Despite potential challenges, Edward Youmans was able to turn a struggling business into one of the best pizza places in town. Growing up in…

Client Highlight: Shire Distilling Company

After over 20 years of homebrewing beer, wine, mead and more, George Daher decided it was time to open his own micro-distillery with his family. Shire Distilling Co. was founded in 2017, quickly churning out memorable spirits such as Shire Shine (premium white whiskey) and Shire Fire (a cinnamon infused whiskey). Shire…

After over 20 years of homebrewing beer, wine, mead and more, George Daher decided it was time to open his own micro-distillery with his family. Shire Distilling Co. was founded in 2017, quickly churning out memorable spirits such as Shire Shine (premium white whiskey) and Shire Fire (a cinnamon infused whiskey). Shire…

Bloom Lab Member Highlight: For the Students Tour

By Ogden Payne The For the Students Tour started from a need. Like any other 18-year-old kid who just graduated high school with the world ahead of them, my life goal was to become a rapper. I enrolled at Austin Community College in the fall of 2010, pursuing a degree in Commercial…

By Ogden Payne The For the Students Tour started from a need. Like any other 18-year-old kid who just graduated high school with the world ahead of them, my life goal was to become a rapper. I enrolled at Austin Community College in the fall of 2010, pursuing a degree in Commercial…

The Entrepreneurial Engineer: Mia Parton of Aeparmia

As featured by the Tory Burch Foundation After spending over a decade in the engineering design and construction industry, Mia Parton founded Aeparmia Engineering PLLC in 2017. Minority and LGBTQ owned, Aeparmia is a professional civil engineering firm that designs and manages infrastructure projects that are essential to advancing and protecting our communities. We…

As featured by the Tory Burch Foundation After spending over a decade in the engineering design and construction industry, Mia Parton founded Aeparmia Engineering PLLC in 2017. Minority and LGBTQ owned, Aeparmia is a professional civil engineering firm that designs and manages infrastructure projects that are essential to advancing and protecting our communities. We…

Bank of America CEO: One big way to help veterans is help them get capital to start a business

As featured on CNBC: There are more than 2.5 million U.S. businesses that are majority-owned by veterans. Still, veterans can struggle to find capital to get their businesses off the ground. A study found that access to capital was a commonly cited challenge among veterans trying to start a business. By Brian…

As featured on CNBC: There are more than 2.5 million U.S. businesses that are majority-owned by veterans. Still, veterans can struggle to find capital to get their businesses off the ground. A study found that access to capital was a commonly cited challenge among veterans trying to start a business. By Brian…

Bloom Lab Member Feature: Wayne Wilson

A passionate and avid wordsmith, Wayne Wilson founded poetry4coffee in 2001. As a poet, photographer, and videographer, Wayne looks to tackle societal issues and empower communities to start dialogues around social justice. Through his written and spoken word work, Wayne works tirelessly to connect every human to the wider world. His intent…

A passionate and avid wordsmith, Wayne Wilson founded poetry4coffee in 2001. As a poet, photographer, and videographer, Wayne looks to tackle societal issues and empower communities to start dialogues around social justice. Through his written and spoken word work, Wayne works tirelessly to connect every human to the wider world. His intent…

Bloom Lab Member Feature: Cory Skuldt

A passionate advocate, Cory Skuldt has always been a leader in innovative solutions for improving the sustainability of our communities. With over 15 years of apparel resale, B2b materials, and zero-waste strategy, Cory is an expert in circular business model strategy and tirelessly works to create sustainable solutions for small business. She’ll complete…

A passionate advocate, Cory Skuldt has always been a leader in innovative solutions for improving the sustainability of our communities. With over 15 years of apparel resale, B2b materials, and zero-waste strategy, Cory is an expert in circular business model strategy and tirelessly works to create sustainable solutions for small business. She’ll complete…

Bloom Lab Member Feature: Women’s Community Center of Central Texas presents WECon2018!

By Sooyeon Lim The 5th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference (WE Con) is Saturday, April 21! WE Con is presented every spring by the Women’s Community Center of Central Texas. It strives to be a welcoming community event where women, girls (cis and trans) and those who care about them can share knowledge…

By Sooyeon Lim The 5th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference (WE Con) is Saturday, April 21! WE Con is presented every spring by the Women’s Community Center of Central Texas. It strives to be a welcoming community event where women, girls (cis and trans) and those who care about them can share knowledge…

International Women’s Day

By Sooyeon Lim Today is International Women’s Day, a great day for celebrating and accelerating women’s achievement worldwide. We can reflect on the achievements and progress we have made as well as recognize the obstacles we have yet to overcome. At PeopleFund, we are passionate about supporting women entrepreneurs and woman-owned small…

By Sooyeon Lim Today is International Women’s Day, a great day for celebrating and accelerating women’s achievement worldwide. We can reflect on the achievements and progress we have made as well as recognize the obstacles we have yet to overcome. At PeopleFund, we are passionate about supporting women entrepreneurs and woman-owned small…