Documents to help determine if your business concept will work and make money
Information on: County Clerks, Chambers of Commerce, Secretary of State, Texas Workforce Commission, US Dept. of Labor, Business permits/licenses, IRS, State Comptroller’s Office, State Board of Insurance, TX Dept. of Economic Development
Everything you need to write your business plan effectively
Financial components and worksheets for your business plan
Worksheets that make creating a marketing plan easier
This document reviews the business concept, target market, industry trends, marketing goals, SWOT, tactics to implement the strategies, and how to measure results with these marketing efforts.
Types and methodology to obtaining an SBA guaranteed loan
Contact information for the banks in our area that are SBA Preferred Lenders.CLICK HERE
SBA 7a Lender Activity Report as of 10-31-2021
Other ways to obtain funds to grow a business
A guide to what is needed within a short presentation pitch to investors.
An outline of the things you must have in place before an investor will be interested in your product/service.
Information on some true local grants available to help companies grow.
Information about the urban legends that surround “free money” from the government.
Buying a Business
Important tools when considering the purchase of a business
More valuable documents and resources for your business
Websites for information on how a small business can get minority certified and how it can begin doing business with the three levels of government: local, state and federal.
The Richardson Innovation Quarter, also known as simply “Richardson IQ® ” or “The IQ®, is a living laboratory for big ideas and ground-breaking technology.
SCORE is an independent non-profit resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Collin College’s Continuing Education offers career skills training for small business in the ares of management, administrative, finance, marketing and much more.
SBA works to ignite change and spark action so small businesses can confidently start, grow, expand or recover.
Note: Templates, forms and resources can be downloaded to help in business planning. Materials, services or products offered by this SBDC do not imply or constitute a recommendation or endorsement by the SBDC, but is only intended to be a convenience for you. You must perform your “due diligence” by reviewing all materials to determine if they meet your needs.