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Welcome to the Entrepreneur Works blog! Check this page regularly for articles and advice for entrepreneurs, as well as news and updates about our clients.

Mar
22nd

Entrepreneur Works’ Statement on the Elimination of CDFI Funding in the 2018 Federal Budget Proposasl

By team_eworks

In response to the current administration’s proposal to eliminate funding for the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) grants, Entrepreneur Works would like to highlight the impact of the CDFI Fund on the southeastern Pennsylvania region. Since 1998, Entrepreneur Works has dispersed $1.6 million  dollars to businesses in Philadelphia, Chester, Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery ...

Mar
15th

Client Profile: Petrina Booker delivers hot, fresh crabs in Chester

By team_eworks

Situation Former dental school student, Petrina Booker, was in search of a new way to make people smile. She began selling fresh blue crabs door-to-door and her business quickly grew popular. She purchased a truck to increase her sales efficiency; however, she did not have the capital necessary to convert the vehicle into a delivery truck ...

Mar
8th

Support a Local Woman-Owned Business during Women’s History Month!

By team_eworks

At Entrepreneur Works, we’re proud to support a wide-range of woman-owned businesses in the Philadelphia region. Women-owned businesses as a share of all business in the US have increased drastically in the past 20 years. This is despite the fact that female entrepreneurs  start their ventures with less funding than men and receive less money ...

Feb
27th

Client Profile: Naturally Sweet Desserts brings decadent vegan treats to the Philadelphia region

By team_eworks

Situation Taste of Success participant and vegan baker extraordinaire Sherimane Johnson needed help growing the presence of her business online. Though she had achieved much success with little advanced planning, she was discouraged by the ongoing challenges her dessert business faced. Solution Sherimane applied to the Tech Solutions Plus program and received one-on-one consulting with a technology expert ...

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