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Harris County Small Business Recovery Fund

2020-07-14T16:11:42+00:00July 14th, 2020|Community, Economic Development, Resources|

The livelihoods of working families in Harris County depend on small businesses in our area keeping their doors open. The Harris County Small Business Recovery Fund is offering eligible businesses up to $25,000 to support their ongoing operations. This is NOT a loan program, and does not have to be repaid. The fund will be open for [...]

SBA Houston Virtual Events: July 13-17

2020-07-10T23:30:12+00:00July 10th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

Ask your Small Business Questions Daily at 9am! SBA leadership will answer your small business questions in this virtual 30 min. daily interactive session (limited to first 30 participants) Monday, July 13 - Friday, July, 17 at 9:00am CDT CLICK HERE TO JOIN (ID: 716 6417 0243; Password: 0Hmj2F) PPP Loan Forgiveness  The Houston SBA District [...]

SBA Houston Virtual Training Events: July 6-10

2020-07-06T15:38:06+00:00July 6th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

Ask your Small Business Questions Daily at 9am! SBA leadership will answer your small business questions in this virtual 30 min. daily interactive session (limited to first 30 participants) Monday, July 6 - Friday, July, 10 at 9:00am CDT CLICK HERE TO JOIN (ID: 716 6417 0243; Password: 0Hmj2F)    PPP Loan Forgiveness  The Houston SBA [...]

Engage with the SBA Houston District Office: Upcoming Events June 29-July 3

2020-06-29T16:33:04+00:00June 29th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

Lunch with SBA Leadership Ask your small business questions in this virtual 30 min. daily interactive session (limited to first 30 participants) Monday, June 29 - Thursday, July, 2 at 12:00pm CDT CLICK HERE TO JOIN (ID: 769 0912 8222; Password: 8aKHJ6) PPP Loan Forgiveness  The Houston SBA District office will discuss key factors the borrower should [...]

Estilo Reynosa – Uniquely Suited For Dining During Pandemics

2020-06-29T16:08:35+00:00June 29th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

Pretty much any time you research the history of a “new” Tex-Mex dish -- breakfast tacos and fajitas, for example -- your trail will end somewhere in the Rio Grande Valley. In days gone by, those dishes would first be adopted in San Antonio, from whence they would then be taken first to Houston and [...]

SBA: Virtual Business Meetup & More, June 19

2020-06-19T12:40:16+00:00June 19th, 2020|Economic Development, Events|

Meetup for Houston Small Businesses Network with representatives from SBA, SCORE, Small Business Development Center, Women’s Business Center, and PeopleFund in small break-out sessions.  Learn about each organization and how they can help to start or grow your business.  Sessions will be informative and allow you to ask your business questions!  Friday, June 19th, 9:00am-11:00am [...]

EIDL & EIDL Advance Portal Reopened

2020-06-16T17:22:41+00:00June 16th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance application portal is now open to all eligible small businesses, non-profits, and agricultural businesses impacted by COVID-19. To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible [...]

El Trompo Loco: A Hybrid Taco Truck / Taqueria Mix

2020-06-02T20:26:55+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

A hybrid taco truck / taqueria mix, and the original of three in the Greater Houston area, El Trompo Loco #1 offers spit-roasted / grilled tacos of a type brought to Mexico by Middle Eastern immigrants relatively recently -- in the words of Texas Monthly taco editor Jose R. Ralat, they are far from some [...]