Dallas B.R.A.I.N.

About

We help you define your next business step and identify the resources you need to take it. Our custom assessments and referral process connects you to our great resource partners.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African American Business
  • Hispanic Business
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan
  • Find research tools & data sources

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

International Business

  • Import/Export Certification and Licensing
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Locating Foreign Distributors
  • Networking

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Lease Review
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Marketing & Sales

  • Advertising
  • Brochure Design
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Social Media Marketing / E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets

Networking & Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Home Based

Become Supplier or Vendor

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Certification: Women, Minority, Disadvantaged, Etc.
  • Government & Military Specifications
  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance

Site and Business Location

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Incubator Space
  • Office Space

Economic Development

  • Revitalization
  • Economic Forecast

Permits and Regulations

  • Bonding
  • Building Codes and Zoning
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Government Requirements
  • Registration, licenses and permits
  • Patent Information

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • Tax Preparation Assistance

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Technology Transfer

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business

Business Planning

  • Research a business idea
  • Write a marketing plan

Operations and Logistics

  • Freight & Distribution

International Business

  • Trade Education and Training

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Business Research Resources

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing & Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects

New Product Development

  • Patent Information
  • Product Design & Development
  • Prototype Development

Technical Assistance

  • Website Development

Training

  • Home-Based Business Training

Find Funding

  • Tax Credits

Site and Business Location

  • Retail Space

Networking & Associations

  • Small Business/General

Training

  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Startup or Pre-Launch Training

Permits and Regulations

  • Trademark & Copyright Information

Economic Development

  • Site Location Assistance

Nonprofit & Social Enterprise

  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources

Become Supplier or Vendor

  • HUB zone Certification
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development
  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development

Technical Assistance

  • Pollution Prevention

Training

  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health & Safety Training

Find Funding

  • Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows

Permits and Regulations

  • International Regulatory Compliance

Become Supplier or Vendor

  • Selling to Foreign Governments & Businesses

Economic Development

  • Tax Credits

Permits and Regulations

  • Insurance Requirements

Economic Development

  • Environmental Compliance

Tax Services

  • State Tax Credit Information

Become Supplier or Vendor

  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts

Marketing & Sales

  • Web Site Development

Nonprofit & Social Enterprise

  • Technical Services

Training

  • Trade Education and Training

Site and Business Location

  • Office Equipment and Furniture

Training

  • Human Resources Training

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Wet Lab Incubator

Site and Business Location

  • Wet Lab Incubator

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Training

  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Science/bioscience Seminars
  • Patent Seminars

Site and Business Location

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities

Find Funding

  • Agriculture Loans/Tax Credits

Economic Development

  • Lease Review

Site and Business Location

  • Lease Review

Find Funding

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Valuation
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Operations and Logistics

  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Quality Improvement (supply chain, Six Sigma)

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Quality Improvement (supply chain, Six Sigma)
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Commercialization
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Technology Transfer

Legal Services

  • Patent Seminars

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Demographic/Census Data

Networking & Associations

  • International Trade

Tax Services

  • Tax Registration

Find Funding

  • Real Estate Finance

Training

  • Business Management and Strategy Training
  • International Trade Training

International Business

  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities

Startup / Form a Business

  • Formation & registration
  • Find location / office
  • Startup business counseling

Hiring & Managing People

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Mentors

  • Mentoring Programs

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Asian Businesses
  • Native American Businesses
  • Texas Business Issues

Find Funding

  • SBA Loan Guarantee Program

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • International or Immigrant Businesses

Site and Business Location

  • Dry Lab Incubator
  • Maker Space

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits

Training

  • Accelerator (Startup) Program

Mentors

  • Peer Training Programs

Hiring & Managing People

  • Corporate Social Responsibility / Volunteer Opportunities

Startup Event / Community Building

  • Pitch-Type Events
  • Hackathon-Type Events
  • Networking-Type Events
  • Neighborhood Fair or Festival Events

Training

  • Financial Literacy Training

Find Funding

  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Accelerator (Startup) Program

Mentors

  • Accelerator (Startup) Program

Business Planning

  • Learn Dallas regulations and markets

Startup / Form a Business

  • Other startup issues
  • Tax issues & ID numbers
  • Buy a business / franchise

Corporate Responsibility

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Corporate social responsibility

Site and Business Location

  • Coworking

Startup / Form a Business

  • Startup Classes

Coworking, Accelerators and Incubators

  • Coworking Spaces
  • Dry Lab Incubator
  • Incubator Space
  • Maker Space
  • Wet Lab Incubator
  • Accelerator Program

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Find research tools and data sources
  • Research a business idea
Address
1515 Young St
5th Floor
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone
(214) 670-3441