Ehrenfeld Companies (eCos) aims to fund accelerated growth for women-owned businesses, amplifying female success and wealth for the greater good of our communities.
The AWE Fund was established under the direction of eCos founder and owner Jonathan Ehrenfeld. Jonathan is passionate about helping others, whether in his community or in business, using his own experience as a self-starter as his guide. With a home full of amazing women (his wife and three daughters), Jonathan is fueled to invest in women-owned businesses, offering greater accessibility, flexibility, and agility than traditional bank funding.
There’s tremendous potential for women to build strong businesses and strong community. Sometimes resources are hard to navigate. Our investment committee can help these small and mid-sized businesses propel their growth in meaningful ways, and I hope to share my failures and successes in a meaningful way.”
With an initial investment of ~$100-$500K, businesses will receive growth capital that will provide the company with the opportunity for exponential growth; a sizeable leap in areas of production, service expansion, manufacturing, expanded location or service area.
eCos seeks to support women-owned businesses with a minimum of two years in operation and measured models for expansion. Candidates must be: