Starting or growing your business in Texas? Let us help! With over 60 centers strategically located in rural, urban, and suburban communities throughout the Lone Star state, the Texas Small Business Development Center Network has the knowledge, tools and resources you need to succeed. SBDC's experienced and savvy professionals provide confidential business consulting -- at no cost to you -- and affordable training to help you at every stage of your business development. SBDC assistance is customized to your needs, whether you need help putting together a business plan, finding financing, exploring new markets, increasing sales, or improving productivity and profitability.
Visit your local SBDC to meet with an expert business advisor for a hands-on, one-on-one consulting session, or to learn about our wide array of traditional classroom and online training programs geared toward small business owners and managers. We can also leverage our strong relationships with resource partners such as Chambers of Commerce and other community organizations, and arrange to meet with you at one of their convenient office locations. We are eager to work with you to help you meet challenges, explore opportunities, manage growth and plan for a bright future!
MedTechTX2015 is THE opportunity for entrepreneurs navigating the complex world of medical device and technology innovation. Learn best practices and prepare for the many subtle yet serious pitfalls along the path to revenue. Make valuable connections with panelists in our "Connecting Rooms" after each session and at the Happy Hour Social. Speakers and topics were carefully chosen to provide you with the answers and guidance needed to ultimately capture your full market potential. This will not be a marathon session of powerpoint presentations--it's experts and successful entrepreneurs who have already learned the tough lessons and are willing to share their stories.
EIGHT PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Getting Started, R&D and the Strategy for Development, Intellectual Property Considerations, Testing/Clinical/Human Experience, Manufacturing, RAQA, Fundraising, and The Path to Money – The Path to Revenue
The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Institute for Economic Development would like to personally invite you to the Annual Texas Rural Challenge.
This statewide conference on rural business development is hosted by the Office of the Governor, the Texas Economic Development Council, the Texas Department of Agriculture, USDA—Rural Development, and UTSA’s Institute for Economic Development—SBDC Rural Business Program. In addition, a large number of state and federal agencies, along with private sector partners, will host and participate in this event; the largest of its kind to focus on the challenges facing rural Texans.
This year’s Texas Rural Challenge will feature engaging and accomplished leaders in business and government. The conference will highlight topics and best practices in business and economic development, community development, and rural statewide issues like healthcare and tourism. We have also added the Texas Student Challenge—a business plan competition for college students.Register at www.texasruralchallenge.org.