Impact Minority Owned

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. 

Elisa Trevino and Michael Grimes, Business Owners - The Beignet Stand
Minority Owned

The Beignet Stand, Elisa Trevino

The Beignet Stand

The Beignet Stand has become a San Antonio favorite, known for its delectable New Orleans-inspired treats. From classic powdered sugar beignets to innovative creations like their beignet fried chicken sandwich, The Beignet Stand offers a range of flavors to satisfy every palate. The business, which operates under the umbrella of Southern Grit Flavor, was started by Elisa Trevino and Michael Grimes, a passionate and talented…

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Osman Abreu, Business Owner, WeCleanTX
Minority Owned

WeCleanTX, Osman Abreu


Weclean Auto Detailing and Home Services is a San Antonio-based mobile cleaning business that offers a range of cleaning services for both residential and commercial clients. The company was established in 2020 by Osman Abreu who relocated to San Antonio, Texas, from Venezuela just one year prior. Upon his relocation, Mr. Abreu secured work at a local car dealership. Inspired by his experience working at the dealership’s ca…

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Randy Peralta

GRS Services

After years working for a large corporation in the gas & propane industry, Randy Peralta decided to pursue his own entrepreneurial project where he could draw on his experience and be his own boss. In 2021, Randy launched GRS Services, a mobile business through which he offers propane gas meter calibration services to commercial clients throughout New Mexico.

While years of technical experience in the propane industr…

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Monika Alvarez

Club 6 Digitos

Monika Alvarez spent 20 years working in corporate America as a sales director where she dreamed of starting her own business. “I loved my job, but at the end of the day, I wanted to be my own boss and find ways to help other women with the same entrepreneurial spirit,” Monika said.  

With the motivation and passion to branch out on her own, in December 2016, Monika launched Club 6 Dígitos, a business developme…

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Acenette “Ace” Gonzalez

Maravilla Cacao

Acenette Gonzalez, or “Ace,” always knew she wanted to use her creativity to experiment withflavors. After graduating with an Associates in Culinary Arts from the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio and studying Hospitality Management at their Hyde Park campus, she found herself testing her skills in a kitchen. However, after several years in the Dallas restaurant scene, she felt she was not where she wanted to be….

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Taylor Tucker, Saliymah Dacosta

Touch-N-Skin Health and Wellness Spa

Taylor Tucker was inspired to start her own business since she was a little girl. She says, “Both of my parents are entrepreneurs, so at a very early age I knew and understood that I was meant to make myself rich and not other people rich.”

Always determined and hardworking, she began her career working as an independent esthetician while also balancing work in the mortgage field. It was at this time that she met Saliym…

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