The Westside Development Corp. honored Socorro “Choco” Meza, Janie Barrera, Florentino “Tino” Duran, and the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.
More than 70 people gathered for “Capitalism: A Tool for Social Justice,” presented by the Young Professionals Network of LiftFund.
This year’s entrepreneurship week will feature dozens of events designed to highlight the city’s diverse industries and encourage small business growth.
City Council District 5 is now home to a pilot program in which private-public partnerships aim to address the housing needs of low-income residents.
As summer has come to an end and students are back in school, the summer job market has taught us that San Antonio has both a problem and a solution.
David O’Neal had been doing janitorial work in San Antonio for more than five years when he decided to start his own business, but he needed capital.
Richard Ruebe was appointed as LiftFund’s chief operating officer, and Martha Zurita as its new vice president for communications.
The nonprofit was founded in San Antonio as Accion Texas in 1994 and has grown steadily into one of the largest microlenders in the United States.
Barrera is president and CEO of LiftFund, a financial and business-support service organization that manages the nation’s largest microlender portfolio.
LiftOff, a small business incubator and co-working space, opened its doors six months ago in a building owned by its parent company LiftFund.