"I worked in the industry for several years as a mechanic and hated what I saw. People were taken advantage of and lied to...I loved fixing cars but couldn’t stay in an industry with this landscape so I quit…and started daydreaming about how I could do it better."
Lo suficientemente grande para ayudar y lo suficientemente pequeño para cuidar. Así es como un encuestado describió trabajar con la Ciudad de Burien en el Encuesta Empresarial en Burien 2018.
We want to celebrate the 10 coaches that volunteered this quarter as business coaches in this year's Business Basics Course.
Meet this year's InnoVentures Judges and learn why they decided to volunteer their time.
It requires a lot of time and financial resources to organize this three-month competition and our final event at the Columbia City Theater.
Ventures' Board Secretary and entrepreneur, Octaiviea Renée, shares with us the importance of Black History Month.
We know our services make an impact, so we decided to create and pilot a program for the formerly incarcerated: Ready for Release.
With the support of Wells Fargo, Ventures was able to loan $204,515.06 with 54 loans in 12 months, compared to $81,743.14 and 22 loans the year before.
Here’s to 2018! Let’s take a moment to look back on our best year yet of empowering entrepreneurs with limited resources and unlimited potential.
Both Ventures and FareStart have developed strategies to expand our mission by providing consulting to other organizations. We want to reflect on seven of the lessons that we have learned.
Last year, we celebrated the 10 Year Anniversary of our Latino program by hosting an event that featured eight Latino businesses. That night, one of those businesses gave us a letter.