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Tarrant Small Business Development Center Clients Contributed to the North Texas Economy

Tarrant Small Business Development Center Business Advisors Recognized Tarrant Small Business Development Center (Tarrant SBDC) clients contributed 336 new jobs and $25 million in new capital to the North Texas Economy during the fiscal year ended September 30, 2018. Tarrant SBDC is a program for economic development funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Texas, and Tarrant…

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Annual Impact Survey

Counseling services proved by the Tarrant SBDC are at no cost to you because of a cooperative agreement with the Small Business Administration, Tarrant County College and the North Texas SBDC Network, as an accredited member of the Association of Small Business Development Centers. We only request you to complete surveys measuring your satisfaction and economic impact on our community.…

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North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency

The NCTRCA verifies that firms meet the requirements for certification. A firm applying for certification with the NCTRCA must meet the following criteria to be considered a Disadvantaged, Minority and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise. The North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (NCTRCA) is pleased to offer a web-based Certification Management System (CMS) to assist firms in applying for DBE/ACDBE, MBE, and…

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Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Quarterly Information Sessions

With Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, you will gain practical business skills to help you take your business to the next level. In professional workshops, you will learn from some of the brightest minds in business, learn about access to financial capital, and build a powerful network of professional support. And, if accepted, program tuition will be at no cost…

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Size Up Your Competition!

SizeUp LBI (Local Business Intelligence) is a free online tool that helps small businesses in Tarrant County compete, grow and succeed! In addition to identifying potential customers, suppliers and competitors, with SizeUp LBI you can, benchmark your business against the competition, locate the best areas to advertise, and research the demographics, consumer spending and labor force for your unique business…

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Three Signs of a Failing Business

No one starts a business expecting to fail. As a matter of fact there is no part in any business plan outline that mentions what to do when the business starts to take a turn for the worse. Failure, much like opportunity, is much easier to see in the rear view than straight ahead. Most business owners are too emotionally…

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“Boots to Business: Reboot” an Entrepreneurial Training Program for Veterans

Join us for "Boots to Business: Reboot", a two-day entrepreneurial class that will introduce veterans to business ownership. Each class, taught by an SBA Representative/ SBA Resource Partner, will educate veterans on business fundamentals and guide them through an initial feasibility analysis of their business concepts. The “Boots to Business: Reboot” program was funded by the SBA and developed at…

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QuickBooks Online Version Training Available

The Tarrant SBDC has partnered with the Fort Worth Business Assistance Center and Ledger Computing to bring you training on the new Quick Books on-line product. This new, 8 hour seminar is offered in May, and will become an addition to our regularly scheduled Quick Books training courses. You've invested in the product, now invest in learning how to use…

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What Accounting Software Can Do For You

Our QuickBooks certified instructor, Tim Plue, The Ledger Firm, offers these reasons how QuickBooks can help your small business. Whether you use QuickBooks, another accounting software package, or use Excel, the points Tim makes below are important to any small business owner trying to “do their own books”. 1. Software, like QuickBooks, is perfect for small business to keep track…

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