Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Fortune Tellers

by Hassan del Campo from Micro Business Monday™ As entrepreneurs there may be a tendency to distance ourselves from the barriers that are preventing our advancement. Simply put, we can get in our own way – placing blame on lack of money, “the economy”, and other people. We give these things power instead of empowering ourselves. A … Continue reading Entrepreneurs Make the Worst Fortune Tellers

WOVEN LA…Returns for second round in September!

Calling All Women Veteran Entrepreneurs    The popular WOVEN LA (Women Veteran Entrepreneur Network) program returns for its second round, starting the first week of September. Participants can expect to be connected to a myriad of small business and social services resources, in addition to in-class training, guest speakers, and networking events. First begins Saturday, … Continue reading WOVEN LA…Returns for second round in September!

Small Business Resource Expo 2016

Small Business Resource Expo 2016 You are cordially invited to attend this no-cost Small Business Resource Expo where you can connect with organizations (we'll be there!) that assist small business owners. The Expo Hall is open all afternoon and you can sign-up to attend the Financing Basics Workshop. Connect with nonprofit & government agencies specializing … Continue reading Small Business Resource Expo 2016

Why Women Veterans Have Become So Entrepreneurial

The number of companies owned by female veterans has nearly quadrupled in the past five years. From Inc. (source) We already know that women business owners are driving the growth in small business, and that within that group, it's women of color who are making the most progress. But slice the data slightly differently, and you'll … Continue reading Why Women Veterans Have Become So Entrepreneurial

CFRC/RISE partners up with KIVA

We are excited to announce that this month we have officially signed on as a Trustee for Kiva Zip, an online website that enables financially excluded and socially impactful entrepreneurs to access 0% interest loans through crowdfunding. The program (also known as the Capital Partners Access Loan Program) targets new and existing Capital Partners participants who have … Continue reading CFRC/RISE partners up with KIVA