Four women among first recipients of new ‘Microloans for Micro-Entrepreneurs Program’ presented by VEDC and Avon LLC on March 13, 2017.
Sherman Oaks, CA – Four entrepreneurs were among the first recipients of the Microloans for Micro-Entrepreneurs Program developed for home businesses by VEDC – a non-profit small business lender founded in 1976. The one-day educational seminar and salute to micro-entrepreneurs was held in partnership with New Avon LLC at VEDC’s Los Angeles, CA offices.Read More
Toni Ricci is anything but a typical dance instructor. Her friendly smile and business-like demeanor speak to her strong character and drive to achieve what few have: a successful dance studio and hundreds of students who call her business their second home.Read More
LAS VEGAS- MARCH 3, 2017 – USDA Rural Development Nevada today announced a new intermediary lender with $500,000 in loan authority to provide low-interest loans to small rural business entities in Clark and Washoe Counties in Nevada.Read More
Annie Turnbo Malone was a businesswoman and philanthropist from Illinois, known for her cosmetic inventions and the Poro College. Because of her work, she’s sometimes referred to as the “mother” of the African American cosmetics, hair care, and beauty industries. Malone was also the first black female millionaire in America. Read More
George Washington Carver was one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, an American icon, and a true entrepreneur and lifetime student. His life was dedicated to educating, learning, and inventing new tools and technologies to better the lives of Americans and the world.Read More