Entrepreneur Works Named One of Six National Lending Partners of Elizabeth Street Capital

Date: 
February 12, 2014

UAC Program Partner, Entrepreneur Works, was selected as the Philadelphia loan center partner for Elizabeth Street Capital, a Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America initiative. The Elizabeth Street Capital initiative aims to foster economic independence and strengthen local economies through job creation and community revitalization.

The initiative will provide early-stage women entrepreneurs with access to low-cost capital, mentoring support and networking opportunities to grow their businesses and create a community of women entrepreneurs. The Elizabeth Street Capital initiative will initially support women entrepreneurs in Philadelphia, Boston, Charlotte, Las Vegas, New York, and San Francisco and will expand to additional markets over the next two years.

“We look forward to working with the Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America as we provide women entrepreneurs in the Philadelphia area with the resources they need to help grow their businesses,” said Entrepreneur Works Executive Director Leslie Benoliel.  Entrepreneur Works is an organization focused on growing businesses and jobs in local communities. Entrepreneur Works helps individuals develop economic self-sufficiency by connecting entrepreneurs each year with access to capital, one-on-one technical assistance, and networking opportunities.

Women business owners in the Philadelphia region who are interested in applying for a loan should contact Entrepreneur Works’ Senior Loan Officer Dan Samartino at (215) 545-3100, Ext. 226 or dsamartino@entre-works.org. For more information, please visit www.myentreprenuerworks.org.