Business Resources

  • City & State Procurement Inform

    From license renewal, vehicle registration to commissary purchase and deposit. The city of Houston City and State procurement can help you with this and much more.

    How to register to be a Texas minority owned business

    Are you taking advantage of the benefits for being a minority owned business? Read about what qualifies you.

    How to start a business?

    Hesitant on starting your business? What should be the first steps to opening your new business and what should you know beforehand.

    Permitting Requirements

    The city of Houston wants to help you achieve your goals, learn more about the permitting requirements for your next project.

    Small Business Administration

    Are you thinking of starting a business? Is your business at a standstill? SBA can answer all these questions for you!

    Small Business Marketing

    Marketing is vital for small business, finding the right strategy for your business can be stressful but to help you out, here are a few ideas to get your business out there.

    Starting a non-profit

    Starting a non-profit benefits your communities, but here are a few things to take into consideration.

    Student Aid, Loan Forgiveness

    Still paying off your student debts? See if you qualify for student loan forgiveness.


    Additional Links & Resources

    HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

    Small Business Administration

    State of Texas Office of the Governor

    City of Houston – Economic Development

    Port Houston - Small Business Development

    Houston Minority Business Council

    Houston Business Development Inc.

    Texas Comptrollers Office

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