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Dallas B.R.A.I.N.

We help you define your next business step and identify the resources you need to take it. Our custom assessments and referral process connects you to our great resource partners.

About

Services

Become Supplier or Vendor

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Certification: Women, Minority, Disadvantaged, Etc.
  • Government & Military Specifications
  • HUB zone Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance
  • Selling to Foreign Governments & Businesses
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Business Planning

  • Find research tools & data sources
  • Learn Dallas regulations and markets
  • Research a business idea
  • Write a business plan
  • Write a marketing plan

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business
  • Valuation

Corporate Responsibility

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Volunteer opportunities

Coworking, Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator Program
  • Coworking Spaces
  • Dry Lab Incubator
  • Incubator Space
  • Maker Space
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Economic Development

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

Find Funding

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

Hiring & Managing People

  • Corporate Social Responsibility / Volunteer Opportunities
  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

International Business

  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Import/Export Certification and Licensing
  • Locating Foreign Distributors
  • Networking
  • Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Lease Review
  • Patent Seminars
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • High Tech Development
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Patent Seminars
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Quality Improvement (supply chain, Six Sigma)
  • Science/bioscience Seminars
  • Technology Transfer
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Marketing & Sales

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

Mentors

  • Accelerator (Startup) Program
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Peer Training Programs

Networking & Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General

New Product Development

  • Patent Information
  • Product Design & Development
  • Prototype Development

Nonprofit & Social Enterprise

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Operations and Logistics

  • Freight & Distribution
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Quality Improvement (supply chain, Six Sigma)

Permits and Regulations

  • Bonding
  • Building Codes and Zoning
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Government Requirements
  • Insurance Requirements
  • International Regulatory Compliance
  • Patent Information
  • Registration, licenses and permits
  • Trademark & Copyright Information

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African American Business
  • Asian Businesses
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Hispanic Business
  • International or Immigrant Businesses
  • Native American Businesses
  • Small Business Policy
  • Texas Business Issues
  • Women's Business

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Find research tools and data sources
  • Research a business idea

Site and Business Location

  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Dry Lab Incubator
  • Incubator Space
  • Lease Review
  • Maker Space
  • Office Equipment and Furniture
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Startup / Form a Business

  • Buy a business / franchise
  • Find location / office
  • Formation & registration
  • Other startup issues
  • Startup business counseling
  • Startup Classes
  • Tax issues & ID numbers

Startup Event / Community Building

  • Hackathon-Type Events
  • Neighborhood Fair or Festival Events
  • Networking-Type Events
  • Pitch-Type Events

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Credits
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Tax Registration

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Commercialization
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Technology Transfer
  • Website Development

Training

  • Accelerator (Startup) Program
  • 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
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Health & Safety Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • International Trade Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Startup or Pre-Launch Training
  • Trade Education and Training
Address1515 Young St
5th Floor
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone(214) 670-3441