Posts Tagged ‘small business’

Small Business Optimism on the Rise, With Women Entrepreneurs Leading the Way

Posted by Tiffany Cason

Serial entrepreneur Tiffany Ricks, founder and CEO of a custom-software development startup in Richardson, knows how important optimism is for building and sustaining business momentum.

A year ago, she was bootstrapping Hacware—her mobile app and website development firm – …

Women, a Major Force in
Small Business to the
Tune of $1.7T in Sales

Posted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses DCCCD

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorWith over 11.3 million female-owned businesses in the U.S., women are a major force in contributing to the innovation and economic development of our country.

$1.7 trillion in sales    9.5 million employed workers

According to the American City Business Journals’

On Tap: Asteroids, Alien Worlds, & Frame4Frame Festival

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

10 Tips: Positioning Your Small Business to Access Capital

Posted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses DCCCD

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorDo you have the extra capital needed to grow your small business or fund that next big opportunity?

If the answer is no,  the first step is to figure out what will be the best way to fund your growth

Is Lack of Access to Capital a Myth?

Posted by Cristin Thomas and Cynthia Nevels

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorOne of the biggest challenges for small businesses to plan out their growth is identifying what resources it needs and when.

In order for a small business to grow, it has to have resources. One important resource that is needed

Kobi Electric Readies to Roll Out Smart Lighting

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Fort Worth-based Kobi Electric is developing a line of smart lighting and has brought on industry veteran Terence Ndofor to spearhead testing and design of the products.

Ndofor will serve as the director of product development and engineering. In that …

DeSoto Transforming Hardware
Store into Entrepreneurial Haven

Posted by Dave Montgomery

At a time when many shopping centers and malls are in serious decline, developer Monte Anderson and the city of DeSoto are teaming up to bring new life, new energy, and a new look to the 57-year-old Brookhollow Shopping Center

Surveys: Small Biz Owners
Optimistic, Innovation a Priority

Posted by Kerry Curry

Innovation and optimism are on the rise among small business owners, according to two recent surveys of entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs say they envision a virtual, more automated future, with one in 10 saying they could see their business employing a robot …

Deborah Paris of Fort Worth’s StraCon Services Named State’s Small Biz Person of the Year

Posted by Heather Noel

A Fort Worth small business owner has received top honors from the U.S. Small Business Administration as the Texas Small Business Person of the Year.

StraCon Services

Deborah Paris

Deborah Paris, president and manager of StraCon Services Group LLC, will travel …

Deadline Approaching for Small Business Course

Posted by Heather Noel

Small business entrepreneurs have until Dec. 28 to apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration course focused on using customer discovery to set new ventures up for success. 

“Introduction to Customer Discovery” will teach “Main Street” entrepreneurs, who have launched …