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  • StartUp Week Dallas 2017

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Mar 27, 2017
    April 3-7 is fast approaching. Don’t miss out on this year’s free five-day celebration for the startup community.
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  • Urban Farming: New Take on an Old Business

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Mar 20, 2017
    Urban farms that supply locally produced food is a growing industry. If you have ever considered starting your small farm here in the Dallas area, continue reading to understand basic farm business information including local regulations, safety concerns and how to get started.
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  • Business Research: Go where you want to be!

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Mar 13, 2017
    How do you decide where to build, rent or work? Will your business depend on foot traffic or online sales? With your Dallas Public Library card you can access online databases including Demographics Now that can help you analyze what areas you can target for your location or marketing based on the surround community’s demographics.
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  • Researching Entrepreneurship: A Woman’s Insight

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Mar 06, 2017
    Business woman Sallie Krawcheck is a featured influencer on Lynda.com and her conversation on risk is an inspiring and insightful course for anyone debating whether to change their career path. Explore Lynda.com’s wide range of soft and hard skills development as well as insight from industry influencers.
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  • Empieza Aquí: Emprendedores de Dallas

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Feb 27, 2017
    La biblioteca pública de Dallas tiene varios recursos para los emprendedores incluyendo el Dallas B.R.A.I.N., libros en español y un equipo quienes pueden guiarle a usar los bases de datos de la biblioteca. Además, hay eventos y oportunidades para asistir charlas, exhibiciones y presentaciones en español para la la Inauguración del Mes de la Mujer el 4 de marzo.
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  • Transforming a Hobby to a Business

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Feb 20, 2017
    The inspiration for entrepreneurship is limitless, and an activity that you do in your free time can be transformed into a part-time job that supplements your income or a new career. Discover a new hobby, refine an old one or understand if it can lead to a small business.
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  • Home-Based Business Basics

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Feb 13, 2017
    A home occupation, as defined by the City of Dallas, is “an occupation that is incidental to the primary use of the premises as a residence and conducted on the residential premises by a resident of the premises.” Understand the fundamentals of what is and is not permitted for running a home-based business.
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  • Historical Context Reflects in Today’s Business Community

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Feb 06, 2017
    Understand ways to improve your start-up by learning from prominent African American business leaders, and how the past influences the business community today.
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  • Small Business, Big Network

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Jan 30, 2017
    Are you interested in improving your networking skills or expanding your network? Discover what you can do today with resources available to you at the Dallas Public Library and get connected to organizations whose mission it is to support small businesses through the Dallas B.R.A.I.N.
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  • Business Foundation Series

    Posted by Katharine Bradley on Jan 23, 2017
    Are you overwhelmed by the seemingly endless road to entrepreneurship? Do you need to get organized for a well-planned launch? The Dallas B.R.A.I.N. invites you to gain the foothold your small business needs to get started on a direct path toward owning your own business.
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