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How has our advocacy increased access and reduced barriers for Ventures entrepreneurs? Where have we fallen short? What are other ways that we can make a positive impact in our community?
Big enough to help and small enough to care. That is how one survey respondent described working with the City of Burien in the 2018 Burien Business Survey.
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 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.
We have spent the last year listening to the needs of Ventures entrepreneurs. Based on your input, our team is laser-focused on four ways to help our business owners during the 2019 legislative session.
We are calling this our “food justice” campaign because we know that food entrepreneurs with limited resources face an uphill battle because of a lack of access to capital and other barriers.