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Plan to Start or Grow Your Business – Fall Fast Track: Class, Competition and Prize Money!

Enroll Now for Small Business Management – Classes Start 9/24! Take Small Business Management-An Entrepreneurial Approach and draft your plan to start or grow your business.   This class qualifies you to apply to enter the HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition.  Choose a class session at HCC Spring Branch designed for early birds or night owls: […]

Summer to September Update – Center for Entrepreneurship

Summer was Hot for HCC Entrepreneurship in West Houston and September Will Sizzle! HCC broke ground on the West Houston Institute that will highlight 21st Century Learning in STEM, Digital Arts and Entrepreneurship.  The Texas A&M Chevron Engineering Academy was also announced at HCC Spring Branch.  Summer activities included Funding Opportunities to Start and Grow […]

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 (four courses) or Certified Global Business Specialist – Marketable Skills Achievement Award (five 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 […]

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