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South Dallas/Fair Park Opportunity Fund

The South Dallas community is experiencing development and redevelopment at an accelerating pace. Numerous projects that expand the business base and improve the neighborhood's vibrancy are already underway or are planned for the community. The purpose of the South Dallas/Fair Park Opportunity Fund (Opportunity Fund) is to provide loans and grants...

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? When it comes to naming your business, the better question might be “what’s not in the name?” After all, the company we know as Apple is Apple. Not Apple Computers. Not Steve Jobs’ Apple. Microsoft? Again, just Microsoft: not Bill Gates’ Microsoft. Many other companies follow...

Business Foundation Series

Join the Dallas B.R.A.I.N. for the Business Foundation Series every other Wednesday at 6 pm. This six-part series is great for anyone new to entrepreneurship. By the end of the series, you will be able to have constructive conversations with our partners about launching your very own small business.

City of Dallas Grant for Small Business

Do you own the building your small business operates in? Are you looking to remodel, design or refurbish your old building for a new purpose? Depending on where your are located you might be eligible for the Small Business Adaptive Reuse Program through the City of Dallas.

It’s Time for Your Business Plan

Are you serious about that startup idea? Take the next step by creating your business planning one step at a time. A well researched business plan will be your best tool to starting off on a strong business foundation.

Startup Week is Here!

Dallas Startup Week is a free, five-day celebration of our community that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship.

StartUp Week Dallas 2017

April 3-7 is fast approaching. Don’t miss out on this year’s free five-day celebration for the startup community.

Urban Farming: New Take on an Old Business

Urban farms that supply locally produced food is a growing industry. If you have ever considered starting your small farm here in the Dallas area, continue reading to understand basic farm business information including local regulations, safety concerns and how to get started.