Starting a Business

Business Startup Package

Client Startup Package

1. Be Prepared for Entrepreneurship

Be prepared before starting your own business: download the Preventure Worksheet to get started and use the Start-up Expenses worksheet to determine how much capital you’ll need before you start:

2. Do Your Research

Find resources to help you research your idea and plan your business today. Download the fact sheets:

Evaluate Your Business Idea
Business Plan Checklist

3. Startup Checklist

Make sure you take the steps to legally operate a business in Dallas. This is a critical time to consult an attorney. You can also use the Business Registration, Tax and Regulations Checklist fact sheet to help you think through these issues.

Business Registration, Tax, and Regulation checklist

4. Additional Help

Source Dallas has many partner agencies to help you build your business: