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BPC Winners on Weekly Business Hour – Live Radio Show

Monday June 15, 2015 11AM: Rick Schissler, interviewed Winners of the 2015 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition on The Weekly Business Hour – Click to hear Audio Archive. Each winner was interviewed about their business ventures. One is a start up and one is a plan to expand.  Rick also had guests outline the pathway into […]

Registration Now Open – Fall Entrepreneurship & International Business Classes

Fall 2015 Entrepreneurship and International Business Classes are now available for registration.  Take just one course or take more and earn an HCC certificate:  Choose from the following:  Business Management – Entrepreneurship Certificate (eight courses); Business Plan – Marketable Skills Award (three courses) or Certified Global Business Specialist – Marketable Skills Achievement Award (three courses). […]

Winners Announced & Prize Money Awarded for the 2015 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Houston Community College and Newspring celebrated winners of the eighth annual HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition, awarding $26,000 in prize money and over $20,000 in in-kind prizes to some of Houston’s rising entrepreneurs. 2015 Winners! Texas Swim Academy won first place and was awarded $12,000 along with a media package […]

100% Completion Rate Achieved for Training and Submissions for All 25 Teams in the 2015 HCC Newspring BPC

“Who’s going to finish the competition?” boomed Jack Barry at the first BPC training session on February 2, 2015.  He was talking to the 25 teams chosen from 51 applications to compete in and benefit from the three-months of training, mentoring and thought refinement that would ensue in the 2015 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition.  All […]

Campuses Buzzing With Entrepreneurship March 2015 – Getting Local Contracts, Exporting, Leadership, STEM & Planning for the Future

Second Annual How to do Business With Local Governments Panel and Mini Trade Fair Attracted 70 On March 6, the Second Annual How to Do Business With Local Governments event featured presentations and Q&A with a panel of key representatives of the City of Houston, the Port of Houston Authority, HCC Procurement, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of […]

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