Tag - starting a business

Dallas City Council Unanimously Adopts New Commercial Promoter Program

The new ordinance is intended to promote safety and accountability at large events in the city DALLAS — Dallas City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt an ordinance amending the Dallas City Code to add a new Chapter 38A, “Promoters.” The ordinance is intended to keep Dallas residents safe at commercially-promoted...

Pitch Night: Your Startup Cohort SPONSORED BY PNC BANK

Pitch Night is the showcase event to celebrate and recognize recent participants of the Your StartUp Cohort. At Pitch Night, participating Your StartUp founders will give a five-minute pitch in front of a captive audience of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and community members. Pitch Night 2022 will take place on April...

City of Dallas Vendor Registration

To become a vendor with the City of Dallas, please register on https://dallascityhall.bonfirehub.com and add commodity codes to your account so you are notified when a new opportunity is available. Here is a link to find the codes that match your company https://mycpa.cpa.state.tx.us/commbook/indexSearch. Once you have been awarded a contract with the city,...

Women’s Entrepreneur Leadership Forum – She’s On Her Way Up!

She's on her way UP! New start up small businesses earning under $500K annually who has a solid business plan in place and has already established herself as a business owner who knows how to make money. In this session she will learn: How to separate herself from her competition through marketing Get out...

Food Series Collaborative

Want to start your own catering business? City of Dallas Small Business Center launches free 'Food Series Collaborative' Join the Food Series Collaborative - 2022 Cohort 2 Mobile Food Vendor Interest Form Mobile Food Units Interested in learning more about the City's Mobile Food Vending Zone Pilot Program.  Vendor Interest Form The Small...

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 Effort...

The Basics to Starting a Business: Where to Begin

Is there a simple step-by-step guide for starting a small business? Continue reading to learn about some ways to find the right steps you need to take depending on your small business.

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...

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 business...