The Impact of Inclusive Entrepreneurship

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We believe that long-term investments in people and communities can build economies that are truly equitable and inclusive, with ripple effects that last through generations.

Since 2008, RMMFI’s work has resulted in:

371

Businesses Launched Through 47 Cohorts

84

% Business Survivorship at 4 Years

72

% of Entrepreneurs Increasing Household Income

320

Loans

94

% Loan Repayment Rate

981,041

Dollars Lent

3700

Hours of Volunteer Service Annually

95

% of Entrepreneurs Being on a Positive Life Trajectory

77

% of Entrepreneurs Being Involved in Their Communities


Social Impact

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For every $1 RMMFI spends, $3.67 is returned to entrepreneurs and our community in the form of social and economic impact.

In 2021, the social and economic value of our work exceeded $4.9 million:

$3 Million

in anticipated long-term entrepreneur outcomes like increased financial stability, better life outcomes, and increased access to capital and investment

$1.9 Million

in community-wide outcomes like increased local economic activity and tax revenue, decreased need for emergency assistance programs, and increased public safety

Click here to read more about how we calculate and prove the value of our impact.


Impact Stories

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Testimonials

Blog

14 Sep

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsey Kiehl

Owner of Alpen Flora Alpen Flora, which translates to mountain flower, was created by Betsey Kiehl in Vail, Colorado after one of her off-season jobs turned into a passion she couldn’t let go.  Betsey and her husband moved to the Vail Valley in...
25 Jul

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Sam Blumenthal

Owner of Denver Tour Club Generally, small businesses fall into one of two groups: businesses that were started out of a passion for entrepreneurship and businesses that were started out of a passion for the trade. Sam Blumenthal’s business,...
21 Jul

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jessica Liddle

Owner of Little by Liddle As most entrepreneurs can attest, building a business is anything but linear. For Jessica Liddle, the owner of Little by Liddle, her business growth is inextricably intertwined with the variability of her own personal...