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Entrepreneur Academy – Grow applications are open!

2019-03-19T16:05:10+00:00March 19th, 2019|Economic Development, Events|

Our Entrepreneur Academy – Grow applications are now open! The Grow class is for anyone who has been in business formally or informally for 6 months are more. They will learn best practices, how to organize your business, growth strategies, and more. It is a first come first serve basis and we will take 15 [...]

Alma Latina

2019-03-08T02:07:27+00:00March 8th, 2019|Community, Economic Development|

By Jeff Herman East Aldine Management District has no shortage of Tex-Mex options to choose from but few have the chops and longevity of Alma Latina. Since 1984, the Marquez family has been preparing their soulful, authentic Mexican fare, and Houston is all the better for it. Starting as a small chain of taquerias, the [...]

East Aldine progress report on the Town Center development

2019-03-03T19:02:14+00:00February 18th, 2019|Community, Economic Development, Projects|

AERIAL VIEW of the new East Aldine Town Center as taken by a drone. Aldine Mail Route is in the foreground, Keith Wiess Park beyond, and on the horizon downtown Houston. The center includes the Harris County 9-1-1 Call Center, at left, the BakerRipley complex at the center, and the Lone Star College-North Harris campus [...]

Plan & Build your Business with the SBA & US Census Bureau- June 25

2018-06-15T17:55:11+00:00June 15th, 2018|Economic Development, Events|

Webinar: Plan & Build your Business with the SBA & US Census Bureau June 25, 2018 Census Business Builder Join the US Small Business Administration Houston District office and the US Census Bureau for a FREE WEBINAR to learn about the many tools and resources that are available to potential and existing small business owners. [...]

2018 Business Institute – application is now open!

2018-06-06T14:59:30+00:00June 6th, 2018|Economic Development, Events, Resources|

2018 Business Institute Hispanic-owned small businesses represent more than 42% of the small businesses owned in the Houston region. The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Business Institute is an innovative small business development program that helps connect entrepreneurs and small businesses to the resources they need to take their businesses to the next level of [...]

Small Business Lender/Borrower Matchmaking Event – May 31

2018-05-08T21:59:37+00:00May 8th, 2018|Economic Development, Events, Resources|

Hosted by: SBA, Lone Star College SBDC & Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce WHO: Lenders will be on hand to meet with existing and start-up business owners to discuss funding options. WHAT: A one-stop forum for business owners and entrepreneurs to review financing needs with multiple lenders in one-on-one 15 min. sessions (speed dating [...]

SBA Houston to kick-off National Small Business Week 2018

2018-04-30T22:31:58+00:00April 30th, 2018|Economic Development, Events, Resources|

Highlighting the Impact of Houston’s Outstanding Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners, and Others HOUSTON – The Houston District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is set to kick-off National Small Business Week, April 29 - May 5, 2018! Join SBA- Houston in celebration, as we recognize outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners from all [...]