Call it boarding house 2.0. Startup PadSplit, based in Atlanta, has a novel approach to solving the affordable housing crisis—shared homes, with private bedrooms for residents (or members, as they’re called), fixed utility costs and a business model that makes it all profitable for property owners…Read full articleRead More
As happens in the television show "Shark Tank," one of the three companies making an investment pitch that night was eliminated from further consideration. Two others were selected through a series of votes to move on to face greater scrutiny by KVG's two managing partners — and, possibly, negotiations that could result in an investment…Read full article →Read More
Kern Venture is the first angel-investment fund in Kern County.
Arleana Waller knows the challenges of building a business from the ground up. Waller, who founded ShePOWER, a girls' leadership academy, went looking for investors, but found options in Kern County were limited.…read full article and watch video.Read More
Bakersfield Californian — Every year at this time The Californian looks back on the year just completed and the local events that shaped our present. It's logical, though, that we also look ahead at the local people poised to make a difference in the 12 months that lie ahead. Today, The Californian introduces — or, in some cases, reintroduces — a handful of individuals who have the energy, opportunity or platform to make meaningful noise in coming year. Herewith, we give you our list of People to Watch in 2019…Read full articleRead More