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Press Release: PeopleFund Opens San Antonio Office

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to provide office space and support San Antonio, Texas – As part of its five year statewide expansion plan, PeopleFund now has a presence in San Antonio. Today the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) and PeopleFund announced an agreement in which the Chamber provides lease…

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to provide office space and support San Antonio, Texas – As part of its five year statewide expansion plan, PeopleFund now has a presence in San Antonio. Today the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) and PeopleFund announced an agreement in which the Chamber provides lease…

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PeopleFund to Host First Women’s Only Networking Lunch

On Friday, March 27th, PeopleFund will host its inaugural women’s-only program, PeopleSpring. PeopleSpring is a free luncheon that brings together women business owners and entrepreneurs to build their professional networks and learn how to leverage the expertise and skill of fellow women in business. Women entrepreneurs often shoulder a disproportionate amount of…

On Friday, March 27th, PeopleFund will host its inaugural women’s-only program, PeopleSpring. PeopleSpring is a free luncheon that brings together women business owners and entrepreneurs to build their professional networks and learn how to leverage the expertise and skill of fellow women in business. Women entrepreneurs often shoulder a disproportionate amount of…

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PeopleFund Director of Lending selected for Citi Leadership Program for Opportunity Finance

Rocio Vallejo is One of 48 Professionals Nationwide Chosen for Second Year of Unique Professional Development Program  Initiative Developed ‘by CDFIs for CDFIs’ to Advance Opportunity Finance Expertise Nationwide Austin TX – PeopleFund announced today that Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and the Citi Foundation have selected Rocio Vallejo as one of 48 community development…

Rocio Vallejo is One of 48 Professionals Nationwide Chosen for Second Year of Unique Professional Development Program  Initiative Developed ‘by CDFIs for CDFIs’ to Advance Opportunity Finance Expertise Nationwide Austin TX – PeopleFund announced today that Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and the Citi Foundation have selected Rocio Vallejo as one of 48 community development…

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…

Press Release – JPMorgan Chase Foundation awards grant to fund new PeopleStart program

JPMorgan Chase foundation awards grant to PeopleFund to Support New PeopleStart Program Coming Early 2015 Austin, Texas – The JPMorgan Chase Foundation has approved a $40,000 grant in support of PeopleStart, PeopleFund’s startup business education program that helps new small business owners build skills in financials, accounting, administration, and sales. The funds will…

JPMorgan Chase foundation awards grant to PeopleFund to Support New PeopleStart Program Coming Early 2015 Austin, Texas – The JPMorgan Chase Foundation has approved a $40,000 grant in support of PeopleStart, PeopleFund’s startup business education program that helps new small business owners build skills in financials, accounting, administration, and sales. The funds will…

Press Release – PeopleFund Earns $700,000 Treasury Grant

PeopleFund Earns $700,000 Treasury Grant Funds will support statewide expansion Austin, Texas – PeopleFund, a non-profit Texas small business lender has been awarded a $700,000 Financial Assistance Grant from the U.S. Department of Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).   The CDFI grant enables PeopleFund to continue its strategic state…

PeopleFund Earns $700,000 Treasury Grant Funds will support statewide expansion Austin, Texas – PeopleFund, a non-profit Texas small business lender has been awarded a $700,000 Financial Assistance Grant from the U.S. Department of Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).   The CDFI grant enables PeopleFund to continue its strategic state…

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…

Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber and PeopleFund Partner to Support Small Businesses

Memorandum of Agreement Outlines Role for Each Organization to elevate small business in Dallas Dallas, Texas – Access to capital is a serious road block for small business growth. The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GDHCC) and PeopleFund announced today an exciting partnership to provide training and capital for Chamber member business owners. The GDHCC will provide training…

Memorandum of Agreement Outlines Role for Each Organization to elevate small business in Dallas Dallas, Texas – Access to capital is a serious road block for small business growth. The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GDHCC) and PeopleFund announced today an exciting partnership to provide training and capital for Chamber member business owners. The GDHCC will provide training…

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 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…