The Small Business Development Program, developed by the City of Austin is in full swing and provides assistance and business solutions to emerging small business.
The office is centrally located at One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Road and as the name implies the organization is available to counsel and advice all in-area small business owners to strengthen capability and survivability, especially during these challenging times.
In addition to providing solid information to business owners, the organization has a referral program to direct individuals to the resources they need to problem solve and grow in to our market. Their technical assistance arm– BizAid Program, a one-on-one coaching program of BCL of Texas, a nonprofit group, is a great resource for the small business owner needing specific skills in areas from marketing to taxes. Classes are required for this program and are offered every Tuesday from 9 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.
The also offer special events:
My hat is off to the City of Austin for providing help where big help is needed – the small business owner.