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
June 23, 2016, Los Angeles— VEDC today announced that it has loaned $2.26 million to 24 African American-owned small businesses in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York through a new National African American Small Business Loan Fund.Read More
VEDC’s groundbreaking African-American Small Business Loan Fund has rolled out to Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York Tri-State area small businesses with enormous interest and success.Read More
Khristopher Shavers is always looking to the future. As an astute entrepreneur, he set out to purchase a business he could develop, and decided on Unbeatable Eatables, a high-quality sandwich shop in Country Club Hills, Illinois, a suburb in Chicago with the potential for incredible growth.Read More
Gardena, CA— Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) has selected Darrow’s New Orleans Grill in Carson as the 64th Assembly District Small Business of the Year. Read More
“Good morning! Thank you for coming in!” Mo shouts from the far end of Kindness & Mischief as a new visitor carefully enters.
“This is gorgeous,” exclaims the customer as they walk into the brand new specialty coffee shop officially opening May 7th in Highland Park, Los Angeles.Read More
True physical and spiritual energy abounds at the Salt Room LV, the successful Halotherapy business founded by Ava Mucikyan and co-owned with Raffi Mucikyan on the quiet edges of Las Vegas.Read More