Tag - start-up companies

Women’s Entrepreneur Leadership Forum – She has an IDEA!

She Has An Idea This forum is for businesswomen who are in the idea/concept phase of their business. This phase of the forum will help identify and understand: Risks Necessary research Market Analysis Competition Necessary financial statements needed Ability to Increase your credit score

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 to...

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 even...

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...

Financially Intelligent and Ready for Business

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.

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.

Transforming a Hobby to a Business

The inspiration for entrepreneurship is limitless, and an activity that you do in your free time can be transformed into a part-time job that supplements your income or a new career. Discover a new hobby, refine an old one or understand if it can lead to a small business.

Historical Context Reflects in Today’s Business Community

Understand ways to improve your start-up by learning from prominent African American business leaders, and how the past influences the business community today.

Business Foundation Series

Are you overwhelmed by the seemingly endless road to entrepreneurship? Do you need to get organized for a well-planned launch? The Dallas B.R.A.I.N. invites you to gain the foothold your small business needs to get started on a direct path toward owning your own business.