Category Archives: Economic Development

HUBZone Set-Aside Program Webinar

What is the HUBZone Set-Aside Program

Join the SBA Houston District Office Business Opportunity Specialists for a webinar about the HUBZone Set-Aside Program. Register for this webinar to find out about the Program and the many tools available to help small businesses build and successfully compete in the federal sector.

You Will Learn:

• Overview of the HUBZone Set-Aside Program • How to Apply for the HUBZone Set-Aside Program

Friday, August 4, 2017

10:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m. (Central Daylight Time)

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City of Houston Announces “Liftoff Houston” 2017 Start Up Business Plan Competition

Capital One Bank Sponsors Business Plan Competition – Celebrating Fifth Year

HOUSTON - (June 7, 2017) – The City of Houston and Capital One Bank are pleased to announce the 2017 launch of the “Liftoff Houston” Start Up Business Plan Competition; a program that is helping to launch new businesses today, for a better Houston tomorrow! Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the 2017 program on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Sponsored by Capital One Bank in partnership with the Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Office of Business Opportunity (OBO), “Liftoff Houston” is a start-up business plan competition that engages and empowers Houstonians...
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5 Corners welcomes SolarCity

"SolarCity is excited to be in Houston and a member of the Five Corners Management District," said Suzanne Merkleson, a spokesperson for the company. "Houston is a great city for rooftop solar and we see lots of opportunity in our membership with the District." [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="19" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="100" thumbnail_height="75" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="0" ajax_pagination="0" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="1" slideshow_link_text="[Show as slideshow]" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]...
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