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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 [...]

Update on SBA Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Harvey

2017-09-22T16:48:42+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Economic Development, Resources|

GETTING DISASTER HELP FROM SBA - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ♦ SBA offers federal low-interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters. ♦ Businesses of any size may borrow up to $2 million to repair/replace disaster property damage. ♦ Small businesses, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and [...]

SBA Disaster Information

2017-09-07T00:20:05+00:00September 7th, 2017|Community, Economic Development, Resources|

How do I file for disaster loans? First – contact FEMA at their website: www.DisasterAssistance.gov or call at 1-800-621-3362. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week Second – File for an SBA disaster loan at https://disasterloan.sba.gov or 1 800 659 2955 • Homeowner and renter loans up to $240K ($200Kproperty + $40Kcontents). Interest [...]