Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council
8828 North Stemmons Freeway, Suite 550
Dallas, TX 75247

Tel: (214) 630-0747

The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council (D/FW MSDC) is a privately funded, nonprofit, business organization, formed in 1973 by major corporations committed to fostering a business environment which promotes access and opportunity for minority-owned businesses.

Small Business Program - City of Austin
505 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704

Tel: (512) 974-7800
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The mission of the Small Business Program is to foster job creation and support the growth of new and existing businesses by providing capacity building information, tools, and resources. Their focus is to develop and empower small businesses in order to strengthen their business capability and survivability.

South East Texas Economic Development Foundation (SETEDF)
1110 Park Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
Tel: (409) 838-6585
FAX: (409) 833-6718

The Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation, an economic development organization comprised of the Texas counties of Hardin, Jefferson and Orange, recognized the need to showcase the attributes of this region in a comprehensive, unified fashion. It is the goal of the Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation to: "Provide regional economic development services to ensure long term growth and development for the region of Southeast Texas, and the State of Texas, by retaining and maximizing employment while increasing community income."

Texas Association of Business
1209 Nueces Street
Austin, TX 78701
: (512) 477-6721

For more than 85 years, TAB has been on the front lines of the legislative, regulatory, and judicial battlefields, fighting for every issue that impacts business to ensure that employers’ opinions are being heard. Representing companies from the largest multi-national corporations to small businesses in nearly every community of our state, TAB works to improve the Texas business climate and to help make our state's economy the strongest in the world.

Texas Business Development Center
Tel: (866) 258-7095
Fax : (800) 796-7196
TBDC is a merchant advocate that provides free services to any registered business who has a valid sales tax permit in Texas.

Texas Economic Development Council
1011 San Jacinto, Suite 650
Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 480-8432
Fax: (512) 472-7907
The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) is an Austin-based, statewide, non-profit professional association dedicated to the development of economic and employment opportunities in Texas.  Their diverse members share a common goal -- bringing new investment and jobs to Texas.

Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC)
P.O. Box 684702
Austin, TX 78768
Tel: (512) 981-6736
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The Texas Economic Development Corporation promotes economic development in Texas on behalf of the State. TxEDC connects businesses around the world with opportunities in Texas. The Texas Economic Development Corporation is the official gateway for bringing jobs to the communities of Texas.

Texas Retailers Association
400 West 15th Street, Suite 1405
Austin, TX 78701
Tel: (512) 472-8261
Fax: (512) 474-5011

The Association is an organization composed of small and large retailers throughout the state. The purpose of the Association is to: provide professional representation before the Texas Legislature and state regulatory bodies and generate active membership involvement as the "voice" of retailing in Texas; develop educational and cost-saving programs designed to keep members informed with up-to-date information and to assist them in operating profitably and efficiently; and to maintain a close affiliation with the National Retail Federation and other related national associations to favorably influence federal issues.

Texas Women In Business
1901 N. Lamar Blvd. Suite 100
Austin, TX 78705

Tel: (512) 322-2422
Texas Women In Business is a membership-driven non-profit that is focused on empowering Texas Women in Business to achieve their personal and professional goals through education, development, mentoring, networking, service, and leadership.

Texas Women Ventures
3625 N. Hall St., Suite 615
Dallas, TX 75219
Tel: (214) 444-7890

Texas Women Ventures (TWV) started investing in 2005 with a simple goal: to help women-owned businesses reach their full potential. The fund focuses on companies in the Southwest with an established track record who are achieving $10 - $100 million in annual revenue. TWV offers innovative capital solutions that allow the business owner(s) to maintain majority ownership and control over running the company.

University of Houston Small Business Development Center
University of Houston
Small Business Development Center
2302 Fannin, Suite 200
Houston, TX77002
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The UH SBDC is a business consulting and training center of the University of Houston SBDC Network. The UH SBDC Network serves 32 counties in Southeast Texas. They provide consulting, workshops & seminars, specialty programs, business library and also cutomized training.

Women's Business Enterprise Alliance
9800 Northwest Freeway Ste 120
Houston, TX 77092
Tel: (713) 681-9232
Fax: (713) 681-9242

The Women's Business Enterprise Alliance, a nationally recognized purchasing council, is a pacesetter in helping women business enterprises grow and develop. WBEA is strongly committed to increasing opportunities for women-owned businesses and providing qualified suppliers to corporate and government purchasers. Headquartered in Houston, the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance serves a 94-county Texas region with programs, activities, and educational opportunities designed to support and promote women-owned enterprises.

Women's Chamber of Commerce of Texas
PO Box 26051
Austin, TX 78755
Tel: (512) 338-0839
The Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Texas was founded in the late 1980s. Their mission is: Economic empowerment of women focused in three strategic areas: Business and leadership development, relationship networking, and advocacy in the private and public arenas.

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