11 04/2019

Travelers presents VEDC a $500,000 grant to be the national operator of the Travelers Small Business Risk Education program

2019-04-11T10:20:28-07:00April 11th, 2019|Blog, Press|0 Comments

VEDC, a community development financial institution and small business resource in the Greater Los Angeles region, in partnership with Travelers, recently celebrated Women’s History Month with its 2nd Annual Women’s Business Conference, in Van Nuys, California. Nearly 200 local women entrepreneurs and business partners participated in a day of education and motivation that included women’s [...]

30 01/2019

New Rules for Small Business Government Contractors

2019-01-30T05:30:24-07:00January 30th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

A new law measuring a business's size by the length of time in operation has been signed, which could affect contractors working for the federal government. JD Supra wrote the following: On Dec. 17, 2018, President Trump signed the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 into law. It amends § 3(a)(2)(C)(i)(II) of the Small [...]

29 12/2018

VEDC’s 2018 Year in Review

2019-05-28T10:45:38-07:00December 29th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

2018 is almost at an end, and we’re excited to be entering a new year of possibilities for small business support and community development. As we prepare for the next twelve months of success, we’d like to remember some of the best parts of the past year building up entrepreneurs, creating jobs, and changing the [...]

26 06/2018

Why is Mobile Security Important?

2018-06-26T12:39:46-07:00June 26th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Securing computers, networks and systems should be high on the priority list for small and large organizations. As companies try to expand their mobility and establish stronger customer relationships across a variety of channels and mediums, the need to secure these multipurpose mobile devices and platforms becomes more apparent and significant. […]

16 05/2018

The Cutting Edge with Capital One Cafés

2018-05-10T11:23:06-07:00May 16th, 2018|Blog|2 Comments

This year, VEDC partnered with Capital One to provide workshops utilizing Capital One’s Cafés in Santa Monica, Glendale, and Downtown Los Angeles. The Cafés serve Peets® handcrafted beverages, locally-made baked treats, and provide free Wi-Fi. […]

27 04/2018

National Small Business Week 2018

2018-04-27T18:43:53-07:00April 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

We're celebrating National Small Business Week with the SBA starting April 29th! Every year the President declares the first week of May as a special time to celebrate, educate, and appreciate the entrepreneurs who create jobs and support their communities with business ownership. VEDC acknowledges our family of businesses for their efforts in California, New [...]