Forging inclusive business relationships

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Who We Are


Business Alianzas is a community of small business owners, emergent entrepreneurs, and organizations collaborating to connect and forge professional partnerships. Alianzas members have integrated into a robust referral network to ensure equitable access to bilingual resources and opportunities to grow small businesses. We believe that collaboration, business-to-business relationships, and networking create a synergy for economic growth in our community. 

Why Business Alianzas?

Alianza means alliance or coalition in Spanish.


  • a union or association formed for mutual benefit
  • a relationship based on an affinity in interests, nature, or qualities

Business Alianzas is powered by the Puente Cultural Integration Team, lead by Bridget Espinosa.


Business Alianzas hosts a series of frequent networking events to help business connect to each other and to resources. We are trusted connectors with established relationships with small business owners. Join us for a cup of coffee or a cocktail soon!


With our partners, we provide bilingual training, capacity building, coaching, and entrepreneurial workshops to specifically address challenges for our clients & members using outcome-based, innovative, inclusive program (re)design.


Business Alianzas provides leadership and program framework for the agencies and organizations that provide equitable access to opportunities to minority small businesses, especially women & immigrants.

Forging Relationships

  • Quarterly Resource &
    Opportunity Events
  • Networking Events
  • Trilingual Outreach
  • Referrals to Partner Members

1:1 Coaching & TA

Puente can provide customized coaching and direct technical assistance for your business. From start-up support, branding, LLC, EIN, and referrals, to goal setting, SWOT evaluation, marketing and promotion. We can also assist you with grant and loan applications.


The Founding Partners and Members of Business Alianzas have formed long-standing partnerships with nonprofit organizations, banking partners, government agencies and collaboratively advocate for equitable programs at every level.

What Our Partners Say

“We get up everyday determined to help as many people as possible!”

The Puente Team

Puente Cultural Integration

“Bridget helped me grow in a way that she’s pushing me to learn how to run a business. She’s always there to push me and make sure I’m on top of my game. She’s showing me how to run a business the right way and to make sure I’m on track with doing what needs to be done to make sure my company is doing everything the correct way.”

Dave Orozco

Beast Construction

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Blog – Puente Cultural Integration Puente Cultural Integration

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  • A Resounding Project
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  • 2022: A Year to Remember!
    by sofianava.puente on January 16, 2023

    During 2022 we had an outstanding participation rate in our events. We would like to thank those who invited us to their event(s), joined us, the business owners who allowed us to host at their establishments, the panelists who participated, and most of all our sponsors. This would not have been possible without all of you. Below are pictures and link recaps of a few of the events from this previous year. We are excited for what is to come in 2023! … More 2022: A Year to Remember!

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