Our Strategic Partners

The success of Northwest College’s Center for Entrepreneurship relies on our many partners in the private and non-profit sectors of the Houston economy.

Newspring

Newspring promotes economic development by nurturing new and existing local businesses in Spring Branch. Newspring’s mission is to help these businesses succeed by providing expertise and avenues to markets that they might otherwise not reach.

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LiftFund

For over twenty years LiftFund has provided millions of dollars in microloans and other small business loans to deserving entrepreneurs who are planning to start, stabilize or expand a business.

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Wallis State Bank

Wallis State Bank is a 108 year old community bank with the ability to serve the smallest rural customers to the largest international customers while still maintaining the highest level of personal service.

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Amegy Bank of Texas

Amegy Bank has more than $12 billion in assets, and more than 80 banking centers in the greater Houston, Dallas and San Antonio metropolitan areas.  Small business is big business at Amegy Bank.  Amegy offers sophisticated business banking products, services and advanced technology that save time and money for small businesses.  That means you can concentrate on what you care about most – your business.  Amegy has the capability to make decisions locally so you can take advantage of opportunities and solve problems quickly and decisively.

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SCORE Counselors to America’s Small Business

Service Corps Of Retired Executives’ “Counselors to America’s Small Business”, is a non-profit association dedicated to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Constant Contact, Inc.

Constant Contact provides e-mail marketing solutions that helps you keep customers and prospects coming back – by using attractive, professional-looking e-mail communications to stay in regular touch and build strong customer relationships. It’s more effective than regular e-mail, easy to use, and an affordable way to keep your audience coming back. E-mail marketing is a must-have for building your business!

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Houston West Chamber of Commerce

Houston West Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic and active networking organization dedicated to building economic prosperity for the rapidly growing West Houston business community.

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Small Business Today Magazine

Small Business Today Magazine is is a monthly magazine with 3000 hard copies distributed through all area 300 Chase Banks, 41 Bank of Americas, 28 Wells Fargo Banks, 7 Members Choice Credit Unions, 14 SBDC (Small Business Development Center) locations, Houston Community College and the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance. In addition there are currently over 91,000 on-line subscribers.

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Houston Business Journal

The Houston Business Journal is a weekly business newspaper that covers local business leaders and companies in Houston. It is Houston’s number one source for local business news. The Business Journal also provides 24/7 breaking news on the web at Houston.bizjournals.com and listings of top companies by industry in its annual Book of Lists.

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