News & Updates

RPC Interview on WGVU/National Public Radio with Shelley Irwin

Rende Progress Capital [RPC] Co-founder, Chair and Managing Director Eric K. Foster appeared on Shelley Irwin's Inclusion Show on WGVU/National Public Radio in an interview to talk about RPC's distinctive mission of providing racial equity oriented loans, investments and services to Excluded Entrepreneurs who face barriers to conventional lending due to racial bias. The 11 minute interview with host Shelley Irwin at the WGVU/National Public Radio headquarters specifically focused on RPC's first loan, new incoming staff members, 2019 outlook for Excluded Entrepreneur-owned businesses and outlook on access to capital. RPC and Foster extends appreciation to WGVU, customers, partners, staff, bo

RPC Featured in Grand Rapids Business Journal and NextCity News Articles

The distinctive mission of Rende Progress Capital [RPC], operational milestones and inaugural loan participation ( were highlighted last week in two news outlets-----Grand Rapids Business Journal and Next City. Both articles----interviews with RPC Co-founder, Chair and Managing Director Eric K. Foster----highlight RPC's first loan and inaugural loan participation with Northern Initiatives who is the lead on a loan participation to an African-American business (Reliable Medical Transport) that persevered without capital. The following news article links can be accessed directly or pasted to your browser for your reading: Grand Rapids Business Jou

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