VEDC one of 12 organizations nationwide to receive grant funds as part of Wells Fargo Diverse Community Capital programRead More
We’re excited to join American Express this year in supporting Small Business Saturday on November 26th! As holiday shopping kicks off this weekend, we would like to ask gift-givers all over America to show your love for small business by visiting your local shops and stores.
It’s easy! Visit the map to find a small business near you and plan your Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping trip! You can also share our social media posts and help celebrate with a special hastag: #ShopSmall. By visiting local stores, you are giving back to the community in an incredible way, and also bringing holiday magic to entrepreneurs and their families!
Thank you for your support, and for shopping small this year. Happy holidays!
(Los Angeles – November 7, 2016) VEDC today announced the appointment of finance executive Rudy Navarro as chief credit officer (CCO).Read More
LOS ANGELES, October 19, 2016 – VEDC today announced that it has received a $425,000 grant from Travelers to expand its partnership with the Travelers Small Business Risk Education (SBRE) program. Read More
LOS ANGELES — A new loan program led by Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Great Streets initiative aims to give small business owners the boost they need to open their doors, grow their companies, and create good-paying jobs. Great Streets Great Business is a $4 million business assistance partnership between Mayor Garcetti’s Great Streets initiative and the Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC), a local non-profit financial institution. Read More
For over 20 years, Harvey Alexander served as a chef in a wide range of kitchens, from full-service chain restaurants to the Ritz Carlton hotel to the Cheeca Lodge & Spa. But he always had an entrepreneurial spirit, and he knew that he wanted to own his own restaurant someday.Read More