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.
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.
The revenue made a tremendous impact on vendors—some were able to get ahead on their rent, pay off some business credit card debt, or invest in inventory.
Becoming an entrepreneur doesn’t happen in isolation.
Learn more about how our Executive Director’s personal journey led him to start the first Latino microbusiness program in the region.
Why did we sell our food truck? This is what we learned about food business incubation since 2014.
If you don't have a car, which an estimated 94% of welfare recipients don't, then you have to rely on public transit, bikes, or your own two feet.
What is a savings club and why is it needed?