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2017 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition Application Period Opens – Free Mentoring & Training in Spring for Business and Growth Plans – Chance to Win Prize Money

The annual HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition is an opportunity for startup and existing entrepreneurs to develop focused plans to start or grow their businesses.  This working competition delivers five free training sessions and two experienced business advisors to each contestant team for the duration of the competition, which runs from February through April. Each […]

Entrepreneurship Soars at HCC NW-Small Business Happenings – Fall Activities Thru December – More Upcoming!

Fall 2016 – September & October Came In Like A Roar! November & December Continue the Momentum… Entrepreneurial activity is growing at HCC Northwest through expanded facilities, added services, staff and partners, and cross collaboration with other disciplines. Read on for a summary of amazing recent and upcoming activity.  For more on each, just click […]

KHOU Channel 11 TV – Contest Helps Local Entrepreneurs Get Businesses Off the Ground – News Spot Features Businesses Launched and Grown Through the HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

You know the popular TV series Shark Tank, where budding entrepreneurs try and get big moguls to invest in them? Houston has a something similar, but without the bite. With an idea and hard work, businesses can become a reality thanks to this local contest. Desiree Worrell-Moseley pointed proudly to her budding young daycare, Sproutstart […]

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. […]

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 […]

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