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Honeysuckle founders, Omar Tate and Cybille St. Aude-Tate

Center for Culinary Enterprises client business, Honeysuckle, was awarded $150,000 and is nearly ready to open their storefront.

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juneteenth parade float

West Philadelphia's 2022 parade and festival celebrating Juneteenth was a great success, bringing pride, unity, and business to the 52nd St corridor.

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Juneteenth parade, Phila

This Sunday, June 19, is Juneteenth, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. The date marks the day in 1865 enslaved people in Galveston, Texas were finally told of their freedom, more than two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.


A recent...

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(left to right) Councilwoman Jamie Gauthier, Della Clark, Stephen Briggs

The funding will aid The Enterprise Center, and is a continuation of Wells Fargo’s pledge to support small businesses in a variety of ways.


The 52nd Street business corridor in West Philadelphia will be receiving an extra boost!


On Monday, June 13, Wells Fargo announced that it will provide...

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hope2.0check

Funding will go towards continuing The Enterprise Center's 52nd Street corridor revitalization project.

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hope 2.0 check presentation

The 52nd Street business corridor will get improvements ahead of Philadelphia’s Juneteenth Parade and Festival, thanks to funding received as part of Wells Fargo’s “HOPE 2.0” initiative. The $250,000 in funding, presented to The Enterprise Center today, is a continuation of Wells Fargo’s “HOPE, USA”...

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Sen. Vincent Hughes

The Pennsylvania CDFI Network held a gathering at the Capitol on Wednesday, joined by The Enterprise Center as a member organization and constituent CDFI. The organization is lobbying for the state to disperse additional funding to benefit small businesses.

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Comcast has just announced the next round of the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, offering $10,000 monetary grants to eligible Small businesses owned by POC and women in Atlanta, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Twin Cities. Applications will be open from June 1-14.

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TEC from EL platform

The Enterprise Center in Philly pioneers a new idea to fill in the equity gap by getting private investment fund managers to invest in more women- and minority-led businesses.


The Enterprise Center’s new Innovate Capital Growth Fund is specifically seeking out minority- or women-owned businesses...

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Della Clark announcing the new Innovate Capital Growth Fund

Who's who in the local technology and business community? These Philadelphians are opening doors and bringing others together in another challenging year.


If you wanted to join the Philly tech community today and hit the ground running, who should you meet? Who would help you on your way? It’s a...