An Early Stage Equity Fund

Investing Locally

Equitrend Capital makes equity investments in early stage Texas companies to accelerate their business growth and create new jobs. Our vision is for a vibrant and creative entrepreneurial community which values both financial profit and human spirit.

CRA Credit for Banks

Equitrend is a certified Community Development Entity (CDE) and a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). We meet the investment test of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) under Part 24 regulations of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Graduate Into Business (pilot)

Our latest initiative provides a pathway for university students to start their own businesses upon graduation. A community partnership which leverages Individual Development Accounts, this program provides business training, capital, and support services.