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- Hispanic Heritage and Opportunity: Empowering Voices and Investing in the Future
Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated from September 15 to October 15, is an annual recognition of the immense contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to the fabric of the United States. The range of impact is vast—spanning from the arts and sciences to business and politics. At Apis & Heritage Capital Partners, we know that empowerment goes hand in hand with impact. A&H at home with the kids Accent Landscaping is the leading commercial landscaper in bustling El Paso, Texas This month gives us an exceptional opportunity to focus on the entrepreneurial spirit prevalent in Hispanic communities. We are especially proud of our portfolio company Accent Landscaping (http://www.accentls.org/), in El Paso Texas, in which almost all senior leadership is Latino, revenues have grown 20%, wages are up and regular working folks, the new employee-owners of Accent, are getting their first share statements. Our dedication to diverse leadership and underserved communities has always been at the heart of what we do. If you haven’t checked out our 2022 Impact Report, you’ll find detailed insights into how we're making waves in these key areas. Our team is eager to keep pushing boundaries. To honor this important month, here are some resources aimed to support and elevate the Hispanic economic community: 9 Resources for Hispanic- and Latino-Owned Businesses Latino Business Action Network (LBAN): LBAN is a nonprofit organization that focuses on empowering Latino entrepreneurs. They offer various programs and resources, such as the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative, which provides education, research, and networking opportunities. The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, a nonprofit 501(c) 6 trade association, dedicated to advancing sustainable homeownership. Young Latino entrepreneurs, throw in your application to make a pitch at the Forbes Under 30 Conference, slated October 8-11 in Cleveland. Bad Bunny And Forbes Have Teamed Up To Invest $300,000 into the winning bids! Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Let’s remember that this is more than just a time for celebration; it's an opportunity for action and growth. We're excited for you to join us on this journey as we strive to give regular working people a real shot at the American Dream. - Apis & Heritage Capital Partners