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CEO Corner: Celebrating Women’s Business Month 

Adriana Cortes, owner of Delicious at the Dunbar, accepts an award from VSEDC CEO, Quentin Strode. As autumn colors adorn the trees, the dynamic world of entrepreneurship mirrors this transformation. October ushers in Women's Business Month, spotlighting a segment of...

CEO Corner: Celebrating and Learning During Latino Heritage Month 

A month of celebrations awaits us on September 15, with the arrival of Latino Heritage Month. This observant time acknowledges Latin America's vast collection of cultures, traditions, and groundbreaking contributions. More than merely a period of celebration, it is an...

CEO Corner: Celebrating National Black Business Month

Dear Friends of VSEDC,   We turn the page to August and usher in a significant annual observance close to our community: National Black Business Month. This dedicated period spotlights the myriad of contributions by Black entrepreneurs whose stories continue...

CEO Corner: Charting the Course; the Future of VSEDC

Stepping into July, I find myself reflecting on my first month at the helm of VSEDC. A month marked by inspiration, optimism, and a deepened understanding of the vibrant community we serve. The voices, aspirations, and relentless determination of South Los Angeles...

Success Stories

Empowering Haircare Innovation with Grow Your Edges Back

Empowering Haircare Innovation with Grow Your Edges Back

Spurred by necessity and the desire to create, Grow Your Edges Back (GYEB) is forging its pathway in the beauty industry, where innovation and uniqueness are key. Distinctively focusing on hair loss and thinning edges, this Watts business exemplifies the...

Catalyzing Original Taco Pete’s Expansion in LA

Amidst the competitive culinary offerings of Los Angeles, Original Taco Pete, a cherished eatery, has embarked on a transformative journey that reshaped its business outlook and community impact. Propelled by the strategic partnership with the South LA BusinessSource...

PNC Bank visit VSEDC HQ

PNC Bank visit VSEDC HQ

We are grateful for PNC Bank's recent visit to VSEDC headquarters and our Best Buy Teen Tech Center. The tour provided PNC Bank a glimpse into...

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