Tag - Texas business

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...

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...

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 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...

Social Security on your B.R.A.I.N.?

Confused about Social Security and what that means as a small business owner? Find out some of the basic responsibilities as a small business employer prior to hiring your first employee. Social Security is often mentioned in the news by politicians and news agencies, but too often political commentaries...

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.

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.