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 [...]

22 01/2019

Women’s Business Centers of California Receive Additional Resources for Technical Assistance

2019-05-28T10:45:37-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Press|0 Comments

Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) represent a national network of over 100 educational centers throughout the United States and its territories, which are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. WBCs seek to “level the playing field” for women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the business world. […]

13 01/2019

Más Herramientas en Español para Latinos Emprendedores

2019-05-28T10:45:37-07:00January 13th, 2019|Press|4 Comments

El VEDC-WBC Inaugura Nuevo Programa de Capacitación Sherman Oaks, California – 11 de Enero del 2019.- “El programa de capacitación de Latinos se expande a nuevos rumbos” dijo, Ruth García-Corrales, Directora del VEDC – Women’s Business Center. El programa de asistencia técnica empresarial totalmente en español del Valley Economic Development Center – Women’s Business Center [...]

28 11/2018

Los Angeles Legalizes Sidewalk Vending

2019-05-28T10:45:38-07:00November 28th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

In Los Angeles, they have long been a familiar sight: the vendors who hawk ice cream from pushcarts in Echo Park, sell bottled water to sweaty tourists strolling in Hollywood, and show off their wares under rainbow-y umbrellas in the Fashion District. Now, after years of protests and packed hearings at City Hall, Los Angeles [...]