Boku Kodama, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center Peter Drucker, the notable business thinker of the 20th Century once said that business was simply about two things: marketing and innovation. But he defined innovation not as possessing brilliant ideas but in being conscientious. Using Drucker’s definition of innovation, we – as leaders, as a municipality, as a state –
September 24, 2015: Women entrepreneurs on the move; support CA SB 197; member kudos; and lots of interesting things happening in the goodies.
September 17, 2015: Focus on DIY Economy and Take Action on SB 197
A loan from Fresno CDFI in 2014 helped Jatinder Mann purchase the store that he had been leasing for the previous nine years.
Thanks to Betsy Densmore, Founder/Managing Director of Academies for Social Entrepreneurship The Social Entrepreneurship Venture Challenge will bridge the gap between venture philanthropists seeking financial and social impact AND well-vetted social enterprises that can deliver double bottom line returns. After integrating due diligence reviews, mentoring and business plan/pitch development, the Challenge will showcase the most
The MLA newsletter is chock-a-block with articles, resources, technology, success stories, interviews, and big picture ideas on all Lending Academy features. This edition focuses on the many opportunities CAMEO is extending to its members in order to scale. In this Issue… CAMEO in Action: SB 197 Success Story: Southern Girl Desserts MMS Update: Fresno CDFI
September 10, 2015: SB 197 Goes to Governor Brown! Take Action, AEO, COIN and more
August 27, 2015: AEO’s Learning Conference; Connecting Clients to Customers
Daniel Yoshimi and Jennifer Yannella had the passion and funding to open their own business, but needed help from WEV putting their business plan together and keeping focused.