Small Business Resource Expo 2016

Small Business Resource Expo 2016 You are cordially invited to attend this no-cost Small Business Resource Expo where you can connect with organizations (we'll be there!) that assist small business owners. The Expo Hall is open all afternoon and you can sign-up to attend the Financing Basics Workshop. Connect with nonprofit & government agencies specializing … Continue reading Small Business Resource Expo 2016

Why Women Veterans Have Become So Entrepreneurial

The number of companies owned by female veterans has nearly quadrupled in the past five years. From Inc. (source) We already know that women business owners are driving the growth in small business, and that within that group, it's women of color who are making the most progress. But slice the data slightly differently, and you'll … Continue reading Why Women Veterans Have Become So Entrepreneurial

Community Chalk Art Project 2 Support Street Vendors

When RISE Senior Program Manager Hassan Nicholas was brainstorming ideas about driving attention to the organization's street vendor initiative he knew he wanted to do something outside of the box and grassroots. The Community Chalk Art Project 2 Support Street Vendors hopes to attract artistic talents from within and outside of the South Los Angeles … Continue reading Community Chalk Art Project 2 Support Street Vendors