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Helen Callier Launches PermitUsNow.com

Five Months After Completing Houston Community College’s 2016 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition. Helen Callier completed the 2016 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition (BPC) this past January through April.  She used the competition experience to create and refine a plan to launch and grow PermitUsNow, LLC.  In August, 2016, the company’s new website, PermitUsNow.com went live. […]

September Activities at the Center for Entrepreneurship-HCC Northwest

Here’s the Lineup:   September 10, 2016: Starting & Running Your Own Business Seminar–HCC Alief Hayes September 14, 2016: Creating a Successful Business Plan Class–6 Weeks–Online–Starts Sept. 14 September 21, 22, 28, 29, 2016:  Small Business Marketing Boot Camp-HCC Alief Hayes September 30, 2016:  Real Estate in 2016–Seminar–HCC Spring Branch–Commons Next:  Fall 2016 Class, Spring 2017 BPC – […]

Online Continuing Education Courses for Small Business Owners & Their Employees

HCC also offers focused, affordable online small business classes in shorter time segments than traditional college credit classes.  For example, take the Creating a Successful Business Plan Class and get 24 hours of online learning over six weeks.  Or, choose the three-class Entrepreneurship Series Package.  Register online in just a few minutes!  Classes start each […]

April – May 2016 Updates – Coming in June

HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition Awards $26,000 in Seed Capital  ♦♦♦  About our Winners! – Top Five Prize Winners Share their Concepts and What’s Next  ♦♦♦  More Awards and Kudos to our Entrepreneurs:  Idea Pitch Competition Winners  ♦♦♦  Erik Calderon Wins Student of the Year  ♦♦♦  Helen Callier and Shahzad Chagani Win SBA Awards  ♦♦♦ […]

About our Winners! – 2016 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

Congratulations to the 2016 Business Plan Competition Winners First Place – $12,000 – TCC Learning –Todd Bermont, advisers Heather Bain and Mark Sorrell Second Place $8,000 – Energy Fundz – Raya Guruswamy and Arham Hussain, advisers Kevin Hannon and Brent Grundberg Third Place Tie – $2,500 – Ole Noe Education– Noe Erazo, advisers Kathy Abshire and Eric […]

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