Tarrant Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

From pre-venture or startup to growth, or implementing an exit strategy, our Business Advisors are available to help entrepreneurs and existing businesses with all aspects of their companies lifespan. Our Business Development Advisors bring their collective experiences to work for you. Each session is personalized confidential, free of charge and tailored to meet your business needs. Services Offered: o Start-Up Feasibility Analysis o Business Plan Development o Industry and Market Research o Loan Package Development o Cash Flow Analysis o Growth Planning o Exit Strategies

About

The Tarrant Small Business Development Center provides management consulting, training and technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners in Tarrant County. The SBDC partners with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Tarrant County College, federal, state and local governments and private organizations, to provide services designed to help build and grow your business.

From pre-venture or startup to growth, or implementing an exit strategy, our Business Advisors are available to help entrepreneurs and existing businesses with all aspects of their companies lifespan.  Our Business Development Advisors bring their collective experiences to work for you.  Each session is personalized confidential, free of charge and tailored to meet your business needs.

No matter the need, the SBDC has the expertise, tools, resources and connectivity to help your businesses succeed. Whether you’re just starting out, purchasing an existing business, growing or selling your business, the SBDC is here to help.

 

Tarrant SBDC is hosted by Tarrant County College.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan
  • Find research tools & data sources
  • Research a business idea
  • Write a marketing plan

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Find Funding

  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Equity Providers
  • Technology Grants
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loan Providers
  • Tax Credits
  • Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows
  • Agriculture Loans/Tax Credits
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Real Estate Finance
  • SBA Loan Guarantee Program
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Accelerator (Startup) Program
  • Individual Development Accounts

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Marketing & Sales

  • Advertising
  • Brochure Design
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Social Media Marketing / E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Web Site Development

Site and Business Location

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Lease Review

Economic Development

  • Revitalization
  • Economic Forecast
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Business Management and Strategy Training

Nonprofit & Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Startup / Form a Business

  • Formation & registration
  • Find location / office
  • Startup business counseling
  • Other startup issues
  • Tax issues & ID numbers
  • Buy a business / franchise
  • Startup Classes
Contact Information
Marissa Groce
Address
1150 South Freeway
Suite 229
Fort Worth , TX 76104
Fax
(817) 515-0539