Focus Area: Startups

August 9, 2022

Angeles Investors

A nationwide angel network committed to find, fund and grow the most promising Hispanic and Latinx ventures.

January 25, 2022

Initialized Capital Management

We focus on investing in high-potential software startups at seed stage and earlier, with small teams that include great engineers, designers and product founders. Many companies come to us when they are just two or four people, and we help them get from there to their Series A or B rounds and beyond.

October 26, 2021

REDDS Capital

We empower global innovation. REDDS Capital partners with visionary founders to build enterprises that will change the world.

Upslope VC

Formerly Galvanize Ventures, Upslope Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund that invests in startups across the country. We believe exceptional teams can originate from any location. We provide more than capital and introductions. By leveraging our network we aim to empower entrepreneurs with the resources they need to have their best chance at success—even if we don’t invest.

1517 Fund

1517 supports teams led by young founders with pre-seed, and seed funding for technology startups.

September 15, 2021


PeopleFund provides flexible loans to small businesses, start-ups, and nonprofit organizations across Texas.

Southeast Asian Community Center

As a nonprofit service provider funded by the City of San Francisco and the US Small Business Administration, we work with entrepreneurs and business owners at the beginning and early stages of their businesses, and as they grow but are not yet ready for commercial lenders.

PathStone Enterprise Center

PathStone Enterprise Center’s mission is to enhance the economic self-sufficiency and quality of life of individuals and communities through entrepreneurial training, technical assistance and access to financing for new and expanding businesses and mortgage products for underserved borrowers.

Northern Initiatives

Northern Initiatives is a Community Development Financial Institution. We’re in business to provide loans and business services to small business owners and entrepreneurs who create jobs and enable the communities of Michigan and neighboring Wisconsin to thrive.

Community Enterprise Investments

Our lending programs are designed to be accessible to startups and business owners who are unable to access traditional financing. Whether you’re starting a business, need working capital, seek to purchase equipment, or desire to expand your business by purchasing commercial real estate, CEII has a financing program that just may be a perfect fit.

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