Tag: entrepreneur

Tory Burch Foundation Opens Applications for Fellows Program

Would you like to receive a $5,000 grant, year-long fellowship and a trip to the Tory Burch Offices?   The Tory Burch Foundation opened up applications for The Fellows Program. The program provides the community of support women entrepreneurs need to connect, learn, and grow their business. Through this program, 50 female entrepreneurs…

Would you like to receive a $5,000 grant, year-long fellowship and a trip to the Tory Burch Offices?   The Tory Burch Foundation opened up applications for The Fellows Program. The program provides the community of support women entrepreneurs need to connect, learn, and grow their business. Through this program, 50 female entrepreneurs…

CDFI Collaborative Expands Nationally to Advance Access to Capital for Veterans

MEDIA ADVISORY CDFI Collaborative Expands Nationally to Advance Access to Capital for Veterans Veteran LLC provides Leadership, Learning, and Capital to Veteran Entrepreneurs throughout U.S. Austin, TX – Veteran LLC has expanded to include five additional members: Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation in Wisconsin, Black Business Investment Fund in Florida, Access to…

MEDIA ADVISORY CDFI Collaborative Expands Nationally to Advance Access to Capital for Veterans Veteran LLC provides Leadership, Learning, and Capital to Veteran Entrepreneurs throughout U.S. Austin, TX – Veteran LLC has expanded to include five additional members: Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation in Wisconsin, Black Business Investment Fund in Florida, Access to…

Bank of America Launches $20 Million Lending Program for U.S. Military Veteran Entrepreneurs

Program Will Increase Access to Affordable Loans for Veteran-Owned Businesses June 8, 2018     CHARLOTTE – Bank of America today announced a $20 million Veteran Entrepreneur Lending Program to connect U.S. military veteran business owners with affordable capital to help kick-start and grow their businesses. “Helping our veterans translate their skills…

Program Will Increase Access to Affordable Loans for Veteran-Owned Businesses June 8, 2018     CHARLOTTE – Bank of America today announced a $20 million Veteran Entrepreneur Lending Program to connect U.S. military veteran business owners with affordable capital to help kick-start and grow their businesses. “Helping our veterans translate their skills…

Happy Birthday to our Women’s Business Assistance Center!

By Allie Quill We can’t believe that it’s been a year since the opening of our Women’s Business Assistance Center opened in Dallas! It has been a year of immense growth and change, but ultimately it has been a year focused on driving women-owned businesses to thrive in their communities. Over the past…

By Allie Quill We can’t believe that it’s been a year since the opening of our Women’s Business Assistance Center opened in Dallas! It has been a year of immense growth and change, but ultimately it has been a year focused on driving women-owned businesses to thrive in their communities. Over the past…

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JPMorgan Chase Invests $1.5 Million to assist Houston-area small businesses hurt by Hurricane Harvey

  JPMorgan Chase Invests $1.5 Million to assist Houston-area small businesses hurt by Hurricane Harvey Investment brings total storm relief from the firm and its employees to $5.5 million October 5, 2017 (Houston, TX) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. is extending a significant investment to Houston-area small businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey….

  JPMorgan Chase Invests $1.5 Million to assist Houston-area small businesses hurt by Hurricane Harvey Investment brings total storm relief from the firm and its employees to $5.5 million October 5, 2017 (Houston, TX) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. is extending a significant investment to Houston-area small businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey….

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PeopleFund & Opportunity Plus Announce EmpowHER- Financial Inclusion for Dallas Women

Dallas, TX – On May 5th, 2017, Opportunity Plus announced a partnership called “EmpowHER: Financial Inclusion for Dallas Women” with PeopleFund, a nonprofit community development financial institution, and their Women’s Business Assistance Center. Opportunity Plus, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization, supports and funds financial inclusion programs that reduce vulnerability to financial disruption through…

Dallas, TX – On May 5th, 2017, Opportunity Plus announced a partnership called “EmpowHER: Financial Inclusion for Dallas Women” with PeopleFund, a nonprofit community development financial institution, and their Women’s Business Assistance Center. Opportunity Plus, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization, supports and funds financial inclusion programs that reduce vulnerability to financial disruption through…

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…

PeopleFund Client Feature: Karriem’s Catering

By John Macapagal PeopleFund Client Sultan Karriem’s mother used to say, “As soon as you can reach the stove you can start cooking”. He couldn’t be kept from sampling the meals being prepared by his mother and grandmother. His inquisitiveness and curiosity in the kitchen would eventually turn into a lifelong career….

By John Macapagal PeopleFund Client Sultan Karriem’s mother used to say, “As soon as you can reach the stove you can start cooking”. He couldn’t be kept from sampling the meals being prepared by his mother and grandmother. His inquisitiveness and curiosity in the kitchen would eventually turn into a lifelong career….

PeopleFund Client CocoAndré Shares Its Success Story

This week (Nov. 14-20) marks Global Entrepreneurship Week. Below are reflections from entrepreneur Cindy Pedraza, who cofounded CocoAndré Chocolatier with her mother Andrea and grew the business with help from the Tory Burch Foundation Capital Program. Both had the opportunity to attend The United State of Women summit in June. Earlier this…

This week (Nov. 14-20) marks Global Entrepreneurship Week. Below are reflections from entrepreneur Cindy Pedraza, who cofounded CocoAndré Chocolatier with her mother Andrea and grew the business with help from the Tory Burch Foundation Capital Program. Both had the opportunity to attend The United State of Women summit in June. Earlier this…

Bank of America Recognizes PeopleFund as 2016 Neighborhood Builder

Bloom Lab for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Loans from PeopleFund Expand with Bank of America Grant Support comes as part of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program, which empowers high performing nonprofits to address pressing community challenges AUSTIN, Texas – Bank of America has announced PeopleFund as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The…

Bloom Lab for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Loans from PeopleFund Expand with Bank of America Grant Support comes as part of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program, which empowers high performing nonprofits to address pressing community challenges AUSTIN, Texas – Bank of America has announced PeopleFund as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The…