Tag - Dallas entrepreneurship

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. A South Dallas/Fair Park Opportunity Fund Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) was recently issued but the...

Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises

The City of Dallas welcomes the involvement of qualified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) to the greatest extent feasible in the City's construction, professional services, and procurement programs. In consideration of this policy, on October 31, 1984, pursuant to resolution 843501, the City Council adopted the Good Faith...

Getting off the boat

After a year-long hiatus, the B.R.A.I.N. blog is back. Just a brief introduction, my name is Mike and I just got off the boat, well maybe an airplane, and I am working with a great team here on the 5th floor at the Dallas Public Library to provide help...

Beat the summer heat

Summer heat is almost upon us, though the recent temperatures may have caused you to think otherwise. Now is a good time to stay in & research the start of your business. “Research?” you ask. Yes, research. Many entrepreneurial experts list “research” as being in the top 10, or...

Dallas Startup Week is Back!

Don't miss out on the 4th annual Dallas Startup Week from April 2nd through April 6th. This free, 5-day celebration of the entrepreneurial community will include panel discussions, networking events, mentoring opportunities and more.

In the Beginning: Before Entrepreneurship

Prepare yourself for entrepreneurship. Continue reading to understand how to evaluate your own skills as well as resources for helping you develop those skills that will help you launch your business.

Business Foundation Workshop Series

Interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to start? Join the Dallas B.R.A.I.N.'s six part workshop series to understand business basics that will cover the following topics: proof of concept, market research, business plans, sales and marketing strategy, legal and financial statements as well as leadership...