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. 

BIPOC Owned

Jacob & Jennifer Ramirez

CrossFit Stamina

Jacob didn’t image that the first CrossFit gym he would train from would be his own, CrossFit Stamina. His fitness inclination led him to CrossFit and as he started training, he automatically fell in love with it.

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Agustin Armendaiz

Distribudora de Alimentos Sendero

Agustin Armendaiz is the proud owner of Distribudora de Alimentos Sendero, a tortilla manufacturing company that services local retailers and restaurants in the Rio Grande Valley with a variety of tortilla products.

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BIPOC Owned

Ebony Harris

In Good Hands Learning Center

Ebony Harris has a special way with children — it’s a gift. She thought about pursuing a career as a pediatric nurse, but that didn’t appeal to her entrepreneurial spirit. Instead, in 2015, set her sights on opening a childcare center, where she could educate, support, and influence kids.

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BIPOC Owned

Jane S. Gonzalez

MedWheels

Jane dreamed of leaving behind a successful corporate job out of state to devote her life to helping others, but she didn’t know where to start. When her brother and sister-in-law shared their dream of launching a local medical equipment company to help save lives, Jane knew she wanted to be part of it. Together, the three entrepreneurs opened MedWheels in 2005.

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BIPOC Owned

Marcela Freeman

Burn it in 30

Fitness has always been a part of Marcela’s life. She realized her passion for fitness because of the positive impact it makes on people both physically and mentally, so she decided to pursue her dream and become a certified personal trainer.

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BIPOC Owned

Mauro Leja

Study Hall Daycare Center

Mauro Leija always had a dream to own his own business but was unsure know the steps he’d take to start one that would build children’s lives for decades.

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