Ventures is responding to the coronavirus crisis by celebrating our 25th anniversary with a virtual pitch competition featuring local entrepreneurs and small business advocates, with more than $10,000 in cash prizes and other prizes.
JP Morgan Chase funded the expansion of Ventures commercial kitchen, pop-up, and gift show programs.
How do we use the SBA to help small businesses? Since 2000, we've approved 567 SBA loans to entrepreneurs who have thin credit files, low-credit scores, or can't access traditional loans through a bank.
It requires a lot of time and financial resources to organize this three-month competition and our final event at the Columbia City Theater.
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.
J.P Morgan Chase awards grant funding to empower entrepreneurs in underserved communities.
Last month, three members of the Ventures program team – Laura Gomez, Amy Hollander, and...
Former Ventures Board Member, Shaula Massena, shares her serendipitous meeting with Ventures entrepreneur, Everling Jewelry.