Build Your Business
Business advising services
Our professional small business advisor can guide you on every aspect of starting and growing your business. Virtual and in-person appointments available.
Services and assistance topics include:
- Startup assistance
- Building a business plan
- Business expansion
- Buying or selling a business
Getting your business certified can allow you to bid on new contracts in Texas and nationwide. The Center is here to help you figure out which certifications are right for your business and streamline the process to apply and qualify for both private and public certifications.
D/FW Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Historically Underutilized Business Zone
LGBT-Owned Business Enterprise Certification
Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Veteran Woman Business Enterprise
For additional information related to starting a business, check out these online resources.
Online business service from the Office of the Texas Secretary of State
Texas Workforce Commission for Business and Employers
Start or expand your business
Find your audience
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Governor's Commission for Women
Women-specific resources and networking
Governor's Small Business Forums
Resources for small business ownership
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