LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sept. August 2021–

Pepperdine Graziadio Business School today announced the Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship as the main sponsor of the Most Fundable Companies ® Showcase 2021. The Most Fundable Companies List is an annual program hosted by Pepperdine Graziadio Business School that aims to fuel startup company development by providing avenues for startup funding and entrepreneurship inspiration across the country. More than 3,300 companies from all 50 states have applied for the 2021 program.

“The Singleton Foundation is proud to partner with Pepperdine Graziadio Business School to promote entrepreneurship, help entrepreneurs position themselves for investment opportunities, and support startups in their mission for positive change through new and innovative products and services,” said Shelley Miles, CEO of the Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship. “We strive to make financial literacy fun, engaging and accessible to everyone. Our goal is to promote economic freedom and financial self-determination for everyone. This partnership continues our mission to encourage and promote entrepreneurship. “

The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School’s Most Fundable Companies Showcase, presented by the Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship, will take place on October 14, 2021 at Pepperdine University, Villa Graziadio Executive Conference Center (24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, 90263). During the showcase, the list of the most financially viable companies in 2021 will be published, which includes the top startups from various industries. Participants can take part in the event in person or virtually. For more information, see bschool.pepperdine.edu/mfc.

“Startups play an essential role in our economy, but financing options remain a major obstacle to success. The mission of the Most Fundable Companies program is to put the spotlight on the country’s best startups and improve the attractiveness of thousands of others looking for investment. Foundation, an organization that cares about business success, is a perfect one Partner for this endeavor, “said Keith Hinkle, senior vice-chancer at Pepperdine University.

“As students on the Pepperdine Graziadio MBA program can attest, understanding and securing funding is a competitive and complex endeavor,” said Deryck J. van Rensburg, dean of Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. “The partnership with the Singleton Foundation validates the rigorous process for eligible companies looking to highlight their business plan and increases the prestige for the winners.”

The Most Fundable Companies program was launched in 2018 by Pepperdine Graziadio Business School as a free resource to help entrepreneurs assess their willingness to invest privately. All startups who complete the program’s pre-screen and qualifier surveys will receive a bespoke report with feedback on how their business is structured and positioned to improve investment opportunities. The winners of the list of the most eligible companies receive national recognition and publication.

About the Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School

For more than 50 years, Pepperdine Graziadio Business School has challenged individuals to think boldly and drive meaningful change in their industries and communities. Dedicated to developing Best for the World Leaders, Graziadio School offers a full range of MBA, MS, Executive and PhD programs based on Integrity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Graziadio School promotes experiential learning through small classes with respected instructors who stimulate critical thinking and meaningful connections, and inspire students and professionals to reach their greatest potential as value-minded leaders. Follow Pepperdine Graziadio on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Disclaimer: The Pepperdine Graziadio Most Fundable Companies List does not constitute an offer to sell any securities. It does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation for any particular product or service. Pepperdine University is not a broker-dealer or service provider -Dealers rendered services including, but not limited to, financial or investment advice.

About the Singleton Foundation for Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship

The Singleton Foundation aims to make financial literacy fun, engaging and accessible to all. Our goal is to promote economic freedom and financial self-determination for everyone.

More information about the Singleton Foundation: https://singletonfoundation.org/

Further information on the entrepreneur shop: https://entrepreneurshop.com

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CONTACT: Jodi Hill

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Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

(310) 568-5585

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