Small Business. Big Impact.
We are proud of our clients who add vibrancy to our communities while creating a pathway to prosperity for themselves, their families and their employees.
At LiftFund 86% of our clients are entrepreneurs of color, 40% are women and 26% are startups contributing to the local economy and making a difference in their communities.
Read about our clients’ entrepreneurial journey and get inspired by their passion, commitment and resiliency.
After a double above-the-knee amputation, former Marine Travis Green began relearning how to walk. His greatest obstacle was the equipment provided by his doctors; canes and prosthetics were painful, awkward, and could easily break within five years. Travis was unable to find a prosthetic that would provide great mobility and last a lifetime, so he decided to make one. Travis created Stump Armour, a durable prosthetic fo
Paleteria San Antonio
Jose comes from a long line of successful entrepreneurs — he met his future wife, Cecy in 2012, while both were working at his father’s shop — but he aspired to create his own small business success with paletas, an iconic, icy dessert. So in 2015 he opened Paleteria San Antonio at his father’s restaurant to test the concept and to perfect the product. “I make paletas as if they were for me, my wife or my daughter,” said
Framboyant Learning Center
Mareli Demarchi Flores, owner of Framboyant Learning Center in McAllen, embodies the American Dream. She grew up in Jaragua Do Sul– a small farming town in Brazil– where she dreamed of becoming a teacher in America. According to Mareli, everyone in her hometown pulled together as a community.