Dallas' Home For

Small Business

Building a small business is not an easy task - but thankfully, you're not in it alone!

This page has resources and organizations exclusively for Dallas small businesses.

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What's a Small Business?

If you are trying to figure out if your venture is a Small Business, it might help to explore some common characteristics of small businesses: 

Local Locations

Small Businesses typically serve a specific geographic area, like a neighborhood, city, state, or even region of a country.

Profitability First

Unlike Growth Startups, small businesses are focused on being profitable, not growing as quickly as possible

No Immediate Plan to "Exit"

Entrepreneurs are not building this business with the intent of selling it to another company, or IPOing it, within 3-5 years
How to Get Started

Building a Small Business in Dallas

Come up with an Idea
Whether you are an entrepreneur, a mentor, an investor, a business support organization, or a community member, making a profile lets you access all of Dallas Builds.
Chart Your Course
The Resource Explorer will help you find resources based on your venture type, stage, needs, and more. Use filters to only show resources that meet your needs.
Engage the Ecosystem
There are hundreds of Organizations dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs in Dallas. Explore them on Dallas Builds, and then get in touch!
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Featured Support Organizations

Here are a select few Organizations that work with Small Businesses in Dallas. To see all of them, head over to the Organizations page, and use the Small Business filter
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Featured Resources

Here are a few Resources for Small Businesses in Dallas. To see all of them, head over to the Small Business Resource Hub.
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