Tap the Funds: Financing Your Home-Based Business

Starting from the confines of your home does not entail a bulk of costs and certainly does not weigh heavily on your pocket. However, assuming the role of an entrepreneur is not an easy job, at any level. Along with the tedious task of acquiring a customer base, home-based business owners also need to manage […]

Posted August 7, 2017

Dialogue Houston TV Show Features Jack Barry, Helen Callier and HCC Newspring BPC

Host Larry Payne interviews Jack Barry, HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition (BPC) Leader, Trainer and Judge, and Helen Callier, the BPC alumni entrepreneur who launched after competing in the 2016 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition. To View Dialogue Houston Interview,  Click and Choose Episode 307,  Guests: John (Jack) Barry, Principal,  Business & Leadership Consulting […]

Posted June 4, 2017

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Houston Community College and Newspring Announce Winners of 10th Annual Business Plan Competition

  Houston Community College (HCC) and Spring Branch nonprofit organization Newspring held its annual Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony on May 2 at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center. With 135 local business owners, community leaders, judges, advisors, trainers and volunteers in attendance, the event was a culmination of 3 months of challenging business training for […]

Posted May 16, 2017

24 Teams Completed the 2017 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition & Receive In-Kind Prizes

The goal of the HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition is to empower all teams accepted into the competition. This is accomplished through competition training and mentoring and the opportunity to refine and polish written plans that are submitted in April.   Twenty-four achieved perfect attendance for all training sessions and submitted plans on April 10. […]

Posted May 16, 2017

Contestant Alumni Give Back by Sponsoring 2017 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition Prize Money

Success breeds philanthropy and four HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition (BPC) Alumnus have “paid it forward” in 2017.  They sponsored prize money in appreciation for the competition’s mentoring and training which helped them create business plans to launch and grow their successful businesses.   Thanks to a ten year strategic partnership between HCC and Newspring, the […]

Posted May 16, 2017

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