Category: Small Business
Crazy Bites: Two Katy Entrepreneurs fulfill their dream
Mauricio always tells people he’s not a chef, but everyone loves his cooking. “No culinary school,” he says with a
Community Forward Initiative is Championing Digital Inclusion in Houston
Since 2019, BakerRipley has proudly partnered with Verizon for a bold new initiative called Community Forward. This initiative started with
Verizon Digital Training is Changing Lives
Verizon’s Community Forward program is an ambitious, forward-thinking, society-shaping effort to enhance Houston’s community vitality by addressing the widening Digital
Entrepreneur Connection: A traumatic episode motivated her to start a business
It took years, but the Uber-type app for interpreters is now a reality.
Entrepreneurs get access to much needed capital
At BakerRipley, we’re working to provide all Houston entrepreneurs with equal opportunities.
Filling in the gaps for minority-owned businesses
BakerRipley is creating pathways of opportunity for people to climb up the socioeconomic ladder
Pilot program aids small restaurants in Houston
BakerRipley and HOPE Clinic’s Bite of HOPE Program, developed an initiative to help small restaurant owners stay afloat.
Entrepreneur Connection: Family bakery thrives during uncertain times
Strong, creative, and determined, Aryelis Ortiz prides herself in making freshly baked pastries. As an entrepreneur, she’s always coming up
Supporting Houston entrepreneurs during COVID-19
It’s amazing to see our entrepreneurs pivot, they have a great spirit!
2019 ¡Lánzate Houston! Winners
The BakerRipley Small Business team announced the 2019 “Lánzate Houston” winners!
Entrepreneur Connection: Arepas, anyone?
“This is the best thing that has happened to me. For women especially, they push you to be independent, to get ahead and to thrive in a place where it can be difficult at times.”
How BakerRipley Connects Families to Opportunities
“I do not take lightly the privilege of speaking on behalf of entrepreneurs who are often ignored and overlooked.” – Estella Gonzalez, Assistant Director of Economic Opportunity.
Entrepreneurs compete in Lánzate Houston
BakerRipley’s Small Business announced “Lánzate Houston” winners.
Q&A: How we support local entrepreneurs
We talked with Estella Gonzalez, Assistant Director of Economic Opportunity, about what makes our Entrepreneurship Connection program unique.
A launching pad for small business owners
Meet some of the entrepreneurs that have participated in our Entrepreneur Connection Program
Entrepreneur builds low cost prototype at FabLab Houston
“BakerRipley has really impacted my journey as a business owner and truly I’m just getting started.” – Patricia Slind
A Million Dreams, a Million Cakes
Meet Lorena Lock, winner of BakerRipley’s Entrepreneur Academy 2016 Pitch Event and owner of a Million Cakes.