Tarrant Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

From pre-venture or startup to growth, or implementing an exit strategy, our Business Advisors are available to help entrepreneurs and existing businesses with all aspects of their companies lifespan. Our Business Development Advisors bring their collective experiences to work for you. Each session is personalized confidential, free of charge and tailored to meet your business needs. Services Offered: o Start-Up Feasibility Analysis o Business Plan Development o Industry and Market Research o Loan Package Development o Cash Flow Analysis o Growth Planning o Exit Strategies

About

The Tarrant Small Business Development Center provides management consulting, training and technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners in Tarrant County. The SBDC partners with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Tarrant County College, federal, state and local governments and private organizations, to provide services designed to help build and grow your business.

From pre-venture or startup to growth, or implementing an exit strategy, our Business Advisors are available to help entrepreneurs and existing businesses with all aspects of their companies lifespan.  Our Business Development Advisors bring their collective experiences to work for you.  Each session is personalized confidential, free of charge and tailored to meet your business needs.

No matter the need, the SBDC has the expertise, tools, resources and connectivity to help your businesses succeed. Whether you’re just starting out, purchasing an existing business, growing or selling your business, the SBDC is here to help.

 

Tarrant SBDC is hosted by Tarrant County College.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan
  • Find research tools & data sources
  • Research a business idea
  • Write a marketing plan

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Find Funding

  • Accelerator (Startup) Program
  • Agriculture Loans/Tax Credits
  • Equity Providers
  • Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Individual Development Accounts
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
  • SBA Loan Guarantee Program
  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Equity Funding

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Marketing & Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Social Media Marketing / E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Advertising
  • Brochure Design
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Web Site Development

Site and Business Location

  • Lease Review
  • Site Location Assistance

Economic Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Business Management and Strategy Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training

Nonprofit & Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Startup / Form a Business

  • Buy a business / franchise
  • Other startup issues
  • Startup Classes
  • Tax issues & ID numbers
  • Formation & registration
  • Find location / office
  • Startup business counseling
Primary Contact
Marissa Groce
Address
1150 South Freeway
Suite 229
Fort Worth , TX 76104
Phone
(817) 515-2603
Fax
(817) 515-0539