22 02/2018

Belleza & Beauty

2018-03-26T09:37:11+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Success Stories|1 Comment

Leticia Giron doesn’t see businesses as entities, or numbers. She sees them as people, just like her, who work hard to be successful, who need love and support from others. She sees them as friends. […]

26 10/2017

VEDC to Receive $125,000 From Wells Fargo to Support and Create Jobs in the San Fernando Valley

2018-01-11T08:02:48+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Grant to provide assistance to minority and female entrepreneurs VEDC, a leading nonprofit lender in San Fernando Valley, announced that Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has awarded them with a $125,000 grant. The contribution will positively impact minority and women-owned small businesses based in low income communities in a number of important ways, including [...]

7 03/2017

Elite Dance & Performing Arts

2018-01-10T15:36:36+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Success Stories|0 Comments

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. “I was five when I realized, ‘I really want to do this [...]

16 02/2017

Celebrating Black History Month: Annie Malone

2018-01-10T15:40:30+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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. […]

6 05/2016

Kindness & Mischief

2018-01-23T10:14:15+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

“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. […]

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