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LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Amarillo
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) West Texas A&M University
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Amarillo
Texas Panhandle Regional Development Corporation
The Texas Panhandle Regional Development Corporation (TPRDC) is a nonprofit corporation that contributes to the economic development of the Texas Panhandle and the State of Texas. TPRDC works...View details

Athens
Greater East Texas Certified Development Company
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Athens
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Trinity Valley
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Austin
BIG - Businesses Invest In Growth
Provides small loans ranging from under $500 to a maximum of $50,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the Small Business Association (SBA). Serves Travis, Williamson, Hays,...View details

Austin
Business Community Lenders of Texas (BCL)
BCL makes commercial real estate loans for established central Texas businesses for the purpose of increasing employment and economic development. As a non-profit economic and community development...View details

Austin
Capital Certified Development Corporation
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Austin
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Austin
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) State University-San Marcos
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Austin
Texas Certified Development Company, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Austin
Texas Economic Development Council
Offers tax information, county statistics, financing options and current information on what's happening in economic development in TX....View details

Beaumont
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Brazos Valley
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Brazos Valley
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing, training,...View details

Carrizo Springs
Neighborhood Housing Services of Dimmitt County, Inc
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Serves Dimmit, La Salle, Zavala Edwards, Kinney, Real,...View details

Cedar Hill
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Southwest
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Corpus Christi
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Corpus Christi
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(SBA) OFFICE OF VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Corsicana
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Navarro
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services and workshops on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Dallas
Dallas Business Finance Corporation (DBFC)
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Dallas
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Dallas
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Dallas
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Dallas
Southern Dallas Development Corporation (SDDC)
SDDC was formed in 1989 as a not-for-profit 501(c3) to leverage private debt and equity, promote access to capital, facilitate job creation and foster economic development. SDDC makes loans directly...View details

Denison
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Grayson
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

El Paso
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

El Paso
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(SBA) OFFICE OF VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

El Paso
Upper Rio Grande Development Company
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Fort Worth
Small Business Administration(SBA) Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Ft. Worth
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Ft. Worth
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Tarrant
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Gainesville
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) North Central
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Harlingen
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Harlingen
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(SBA) OFFICE OF VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Houston
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Houston
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(SBA) OFFICE OF VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Kilgore
East Texas Regional Development Company, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Longview
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Kilgore
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Lubbock
Caprock Business Finance Corporation, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Lubbock
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Lubbock
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(SBA) OFFICE OF VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

Mt. Pleasant
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Northeast and Texarkana
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Paris
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Paris
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Plano
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Collin
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

San Angelo
Small Business Development Center at Angelo State University (ASU SBDC)
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing, training,...View details

San Antonio
ACCION Texas, Inc
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Serves Arkansas, Atascosa, Austin, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee,...View details

San Antonio
City of San Antonio Economic Development (EDD)
EDD provides a full range of business services. The Small Business Division offices are located at 100 West Houston Street, Suite 1900. The Small Business Liaison is housed in the Cliff Morton...View details

San Antonio
Rural Development and Finance Corporation
Provides small loans ranging from under $100 to a maximum of $25,000 to prospective, small business borrowers and backed by the US SBA. Serves Cameron, El Paso, Starr, Hidalgo, Willacy, Maverick,...View details

San Antonio
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

San Antonio
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(SBA) OFFICE OF VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (OVBD)
OVBDs mission is to assist veterans, service-disabled veterans, reserve component members, and their dependents or survivors by helping them to learn about, access and effectively utilize all...View details

San Antonio
Small Business Development Center UTSA
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing, training,...View details

Texarkana
Ark-Tex Regional Development Company, Inc
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Tyler
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Tyler
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Tyler
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Waco
Central Texas Certified Development Company
A non-profit corporation partnering with the US SBA and private sector lenders to provide growing businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings....View details

Waco
Heart of Texas Business Resource Center
Administers an Enterprise Community loan fund serving a designated area in McLennan County. Loans range from $1,000 to $60,000. Executive Director: Toni Herbert...View details

Waco
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE mentors provide free & confidential business mentoring through local Chapters or Online Counseling . SCORE helps entrepreneurs develop business plans, explore growth opportunities...View details

Waco
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) McLennan
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details



Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Statewide
Small Business Administration (SBA) Texas District Offices
Works to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. View...View details

Statewide
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Texas Offices
The SBDC works with start-up and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, registering a business, financing, regulations, licensing,...View details

Statewide
Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOP)
The Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOP) is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans...View details

Statewide
Women's Business Centers
SBA's network of Women's Business Centers (WBC) provide a wide range of services to women entrepreneurs at all levels of business development. View contact information for TX WBCs....View details

Nationwide
Foundation for the Advancement of Marketing Excellence in Entrepreneurs ( FAMEE)
FAMEE is a nonprofit organization that offers online marketing courses tailored to the interests and needs of small and medium sized businesses. Access to online courses, support materials and...View details

Nationwide
SBDCGlobal.com
SBDCGlobal.com is a free, multicultural, web-based trade platform that links the advisors and small business clients of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) networks in the United States,...View details

Nationwide
SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE offers free, confidential small business advice for anyone looking to start, grow and succeed in business. With a national volunteer network of over 13,000 business mentors and 350 chapters,...View details

Nationwide
Veterans Virtual Incubator (VetBizGo)
VetBizGO is a resource and referral community tailored to supporting Veterans in Business. Content promotes awareness, access and use of thousands of no and low-cost federal, regional and local...View details

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