HUB LA Co-Hosts Global Entrepreneurship Week Mixer with Inventure Fund, Profounder

The HUB LA is co-hosting a mixer in recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week with social enterprises InVenture Fund and Profounder, the new social funding platform.  The event takes place today, November 10th at Ugo’s Wine Bar in Downtown Culver City. We would be delighted to have you attend!  Our gathering begins at 7:00 and ends at 10:00 pm, and you can RSVP at the Eventbrite page.

Watch this video to learn more about Global Entrepreneurship Week:


For one week, millions of young people around the world join a growing movement of entrepreneurial people, to generate new ideas and to seek better ways of doing things. Countries across six continents come together to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, an initiative to inspire young people to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity. To think big. To turn their ideas into reality. To make their mark.

Learn about HUB LA Partners InVenture Fund and Profounder!  Both of these organizations conduct exceptional work in advancing the social enterprise space, contributing meaningful innovations that are driving real global change.

About Profounder:

ProFounder was created to ensure all entrepreneurs have access to the resources they need through the engagement of robust, supportive communities.

Traditional funding sources can be expensive, difficult to access, or not a great fit for many small enterprises. Instead, we believe that communities can be the best source for the energy, encouragement, tools and capital small business entrepreneurs need to succeed.

So, why can’t anyone just invest a few hundred dollars in a small business they love? We’ve heard hundreds of stories from entrepreneurs and small business owners who have tried gathering investments (real investments, not just donations) from friends, family, and other members of their community, but have struggled along the way. Unfortunately, the process is unnecessarily confusing, costly, and complicated.

ProFounder will change this. We’re making it easy for your community to contribute financially to your business, so they’re literally invested in your success.

About InVenture Fund#mce_temp_url#:

InVenture provides expansion capital to successful micro-businesses and becomes their partner, not their creditor. By partnering with businesses and investing in their potential, we allow businesses to take on the risk of larger scale innovations without a constant fear of failing and being unable to repay their debt. These risks can yield greater rewards and bigger growth than through traditional micro-credit financing. And bigger growth means more job creation and more lasting development for communities that are stuck in cycles of poverty.

See you at the event tonight, Wednesday November 10th, at 7:00 at Ugo’s Wine Bar in Culver City!

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