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  • Dallas: A Great Place to Start Small

    Posted by Katharine Gulyamova on Mar 26, 2018
    Continue reading for a closer look as to why Dallas is a great place to launch your small business. Find resources for getting started by using the Dallas BRAIN's network of resource partners.
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  • Dallas Startup Week is Back!

    Posted by Guest Contributor on Mar 19, 2018
    Don't miss out on the 4th annual Dallas Startup Week from April 2nd through April 6th. This free, 5-day celebration of the entrepreneurial community will include panel discussions, networking events, mentoring opportunities and more.
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  • The Dark Side of Business and the Importance of Ethical Practices

    Posted by Katharine Gulyamova on Aug 21, 2017
    Ethical business practices are particularly important for small businesses if they want to retain customers and remain in business for the long term. Continue reading to understand more about the importance of incorporating strong values into your organizational culture.
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  • Step Right up to Your Business Pitch

    Posted by Katharine Gulyamova on Jul 24, 2017
    Learn what type of pitch you need for what occasion, as well as where to find resources to develop your own pitch. Also, practice your pitch within the Dallas entrepreneurial community. Find opportunities with local partner organizations.
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  • City of Dallas Grant for Small Business

    Posted by Katharine Gulyamova on Jun 26, 2017
    Do you own the building your small business operates in? Are you looking to remodel, design or refurbish your old building for a new purpose? Depending on where your are located you might be eligible for the Small Business Adaptive Reuse Program through the City of Dallas.
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  • Dallas Meet Crowdfunding

    Posted by Katharine Gulyamova on Jun 12, 2017
    Crowdfunding in Dallas is another way to get enough capital to start a business. Entrepreneurs should research what the benefits and potential complications that may arise when seeking funding through online forums. Then, compare this source with other traditional means of getting capital for a startup.
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  • Urban Farming: New Take on an Old Business

    Posted by Katharine Gulyamova 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 Gulyamova 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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  • Historical Context Reflects in Today’s Business Community

    Posted by Katharine Gulyamova 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 Gulyamova 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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