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Nov 18, 2020, 15:17 ET JPMorgan Chase Donates $500,000 to Assist 760 Small Businesses Affected by the Pandemic Retain 320 Quality Jobs

JPMorgan Chase has donated $500,000 to economic development, nonprofit organizations Prospera and Ascendus (formerly Accion East) to support more...


Oct 14, 2020, 20:29 ET Prospera Virtual Event Features Central Florida Executives, Leaders and Small Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Economic development organization Prospera celebrated its signature annual fundraising event virtually, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and safety...


Oct 14, 2020, 20:19 ET Prospera Virtual Event Features Tampa Bay Area Executives, Leaders and Small Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic development organization Prospera celebrated its signature annual fundraising event virtually. Duke...


Oct 14, 2020, 20:10 ET Prospera Virtual Event Features South Florida Executives, Leaders and Small Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic development organization Prospera celebrated its signature annual fundraising event virtually. Florida...


Sep 27, 2020, 14:31 ET Prospera Celebrates Local Hispanic-Owned, Small Businesses

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic development organization Prospera will celebrate its signature annual fundraising events virtually. On...


Sep 15, 2020, 10:11 ET AT&T dona $100,000 para apoyar a los empresarios del sur de Florida

Prospera, una organización de desarrollo económico sin fines de lucro que ayuda a los empresarios hispanos a crecer o comenzar sus negocios, ha sido...


Sep 15, 2020, 10:11 ET AT&T Contributes $100,000 to Support South Florida Entrepreneurs

Prospera, a nonprofit economic development organization that helps Hispanic entrepreneurs grow or start their businesses, has been selected as a...


Feb 06, 2020, 11:52 ET Diverse Cyclists to Participate in 7th Annual Tour Latino

Cyclists of all ethnicities, ages and levels of experience from across Florida and beyond will gather on Sunday, February 23 for the seventh annual...


Nov 08, 2019, 11:04 ET Finalists For The 22nd Don Quijote Awards Announced

Excitement builds for the 22nd Annual Don Quijote Awards as the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) and Prospera revealed the 12...


Oct 02, 2019, 12:56 ET Prospera Celebrates the Success of Local Entrepreneurs

Three South Florida Hispanic small business owners were honored at the 2019 Prospera Success Stories Luncheon presented by FPL on Wednesday,...


Aug 14, 2019, 10:54 ET Foundation Grant Will Help Prospera Continue Expansion Beyond Florida

Prospera has been selected as one of 19 organizations across the country to receive 2019 Inclusion Open grants from the Ewing Marion Kauffman...


Aug 14, 2019, 10:48 ET National Grant to Expand Prospera Reach and Services in North Carolina

Prospera has been selected as one of 19 organizations across the country to receive 2019 Inclusion Open grants from the Ewing Marion Kauffman...


Mar 06, 2019, 16:03 ET Nominations Open For 2019 Don Quijote Awards

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) and Prospera are now accepting nominations for the 22nd Annual Don Quijote Awards....


Feb 06, 2019, 17:11 ET Hundreds of cyclists will participate in 6th Annual Tour Latino

Cyclists of varying levels of experience from across Florida and beyond will gather this Sunday, Feb. 10 for the sixth annual Tour Latino benefiting...


Nov 21, 2018, 10:00 ET Finalists For The 21st Don Quijote Awards Announced

With less than three weeks left, excitement builds for the 21st Annual Don Quijote Awards, which recognize businesses and individuals committed to...


Oct 05, 2018, 10:51 ET Prospera Honors Successful Local, Central Florida Hispanic Business Owners

Three Central Florida Hispanic business owners were recently honored at the 2018 Prospera Success Stories Luncheon presented by OUC – The Reliable...


Oct 05, 2018, 10:23 ET Prospera Honors Successful Local, Hispanic Business Owners

Three Hispanic business owners from the Tampa Bay area were honored at the 2018 Prospera Success Stories Luncheon on Wednesday, October 3. The...


Sep 20, 2018, 18:07 ET Prospera Honors Successful Local, Hispanic Business Owners

Three South Florida Hispanic business owners were honored at the 2018 Prospera Success Stories Luncheon presented by FPL on September 19. The...


Feb 13, 2018, 05:52 ET Hundreds of cyclists participate in 5th Annual Tour Latino

Expert and beginner cyclists from across Florida and beyond came together on Feb. 11 for the fifth annual Tour Latino benefiting Prospera. The...


Dec 11, 2017, 12:18 ET Six Local Individuals and Businesses Honored at 20th Annual Don Quijote Awards Gala

Prospera (prosperausa.org) and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (hccmo.org) co-hosted, for the twentieth consecutive year, the...


Nov 17, 2017, 16:43 ET Prospera Honors Successful Hispanic Business Owners

Three local Hispanic small business owners were recognized at the 2017 Prospera Success Stories Luncheon in South Florida. They were selected among...


Oct 27, 2017, 09:27 ET Prospera Honors Successful Hispanic Business Owners

Three Tampa Bay business owners were honored at the 2017 Prospera Success Stories Luncheon. Four hundred attendees—including Prospera clients and...


Jun 29, 2017, 16:50 ET Prospera Opens Office in Charlotte, NC

Following an expansion plan and analysis, Prospera (formerly HBIF) is establishing a permanent presence in Charlotte to serve North Carolina's...


Mar 09, 2017, 16:31 ET Prospera Offers Seminars in Spanish Across Florida for Entrepreneurs

Prospera empowers Hispanic entrepreneurs in Florida through training, consulting and funding to help them start and grow prosperous businesses. Below ...


Feb 10, 2017, 17:41 ET Two Days of Consulting and Training for Hispanic Entrepreneurs in Charlotte

On March 2 and 3, Hispanic entrepreneurs in the Charlotte metro area will have the opportunity to receive advice from business development...