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2021 Texas Pitch Competition & Networking Event

2021 Texas Pitch Competition and Networking Event by Founders First CDC Support diverse entrepreneurs in Texas who are working to grow their businesses! #Dallas #TexasPitch #FoundersFirst #SmallBusiness https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-texas-pitch-competition-and-networking-event-registration-208602715337

Your Business, Your Responsibility?

You decide to start your own small business. You’ve done the necessary research, and answered these fundamental questions: What to name your business? What products or services will you offer? Who are your customers? Who are your competitors? Will the business be a sole proprietorship? You even created a...

Making it at the Library

Visit your closest Dallas Public Library Branch for information about how to use databases for your small business, or come to a seminar at Technology Wednesday in the Preston Royal Branch Library at 5626 Royal Lane for the opportunity to learn and ask questions about some of the most...

Keeping up with the Records

It is easy to rely on your intuition for when to make purchases and how to stock your inventory, but organized records will allow you to take calculated decisions for your small business in addition to assist you comply with regulations, tax preparation and show investors

Step Right up to Your Business Pitch

Learn what type of pitch you need for what occasion, as well as where to find resources to develop your own pitch. Also, practice your pitch within the Dallas entrepreneurial community. Find opportunities with local partner organizations.

Visions, Missions and Goals–Oh My!

How do you define a Vision, Mission and Goal? Do you use them interchangeably? Learn the difference between these terms, and find resources to help you develop your small business' vision and mission statement.

Finding Your Customers, Knowing Your Customers

Are you intimidated by using data for business or marketing plan? Are you not sure how to get started with market research? The Office of Economic Development has relevant small business resources available to you.