Tag - Hispanic Economic Development Corporation

Carolina and Pedro Morales of Quality Framing and Art in Mission, Kansas

How a Master Framer Grew a Thriving Kansas City Business from a Garage

Quality Framing & Art started out like many successful ventures: in a garage. “That time in the garage was crucial for us,” says Pedro Morales, owner of the Mission, Kansas, based business. It was that time in the garage when Pedro and his wife, Carolina, connected with the Kansas City-area organizations...

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8 KC Latino Entrepreneur Stories to Inspire You during Hispanic Heritage Month

Honor National Hispanic Heritage Month by supporting these and other local businesses – and learning from these powerful entrepreneurs.

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Microlender Women’s Business Center Nets $100K to Help More KC Entrepreneurs

Among its many services, the Women's Business Center offers microloans, with a focus on women-run small businesses in KC.

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KC Entrepreneur Joe Vazquez Recounts Journey from Losing His Job to $38M+

For Joe Vazquez, the road to creating Vazquez Commercial Contracting, a growing company now worth $38 million (and counting), was tough.

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