Accion continues our focus on providing entrepreneurs flexible capital and other valuable resources. In addition, Accion is hosting a COVID Response Webinar Series to keep entrepreneurs informed of their options, helpful resources, and best practices during this crisis.
PeopleFund is following all recommended steps to slow the spread of the virus and keep our staff, clients, and communities safe. It is important that we all do our part to defeat coronavirus and bring our communities back to normal.
During COVID-19 and beyond, the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce is here to serve you as they advocate for the creation, growth, and general welfare of Black Business in North Texas.
The DEC aims to keep small businesses running through the pandemic. Attend virtual events, learn new skills or apply for funding that is available through the Covid-19 Small Business Relief Fund.
Applications for the Small Business Continuity Fund (SBCF) loan and grant program are now being accepted! Businesses can apply for either a $10,000 maximum grant or a $50,000 maximum loan.
First things first, getting your personal finances in order prior to launching a new business will reduce stress and build your confidence. This is a necessary part of evaluating your readiness for entrepreneurship, and the Dallas Public Library has materials to inspire and encourage you throughout the process.
Crowdfunding in Dallas is another way to get enough capital to start a business. Entrepreneurs should research what the benefits and potential complications that may arise when seeking funding through online forums. Then, compare this source with other traditional means of getting capital for a startup.
Here are four common ways that small and micro-businesses find funding for starting up. Learn the basics about loans, grants, venture capital and angel investors or whether or not you should borrow money from your friends and family.