The City of Austin Small Business Program offers a comprehensive directory of small business resources offered by local, state, and federal governments and non-profit agencies. Our goal for the City of Austin Small Business Guide is to increase awareness and use of the programs that provide aid in the development of your business. Call 512-974-7800, email SmallBiz@austintexas.gov or visit our website www.SmallBizAustin.org for information about all our services and resources.
Urban Co-Lab aspires to build community for people who are looking to create scalable impact. Missioned by the belief that innovation can stem from anywhere and committed to fostering collaboration within our local community, we are creating space for diversity in entrepreneurship and beyond.
WeWork coworking spaces in Austin are hubs for some of the hottest new and established businesses, embodying the passion and creativity that this city is so well known for. If you're looking for a coworking community that's more that just four walls, WeWork's refreshing spaces in Austin can give you something that breaks out of the box.
Vessel Coworking is a creative, productive community in Austin, Texas. We're a room full of focused people who work most efficiently in a quiet, relaxed environment. We also love good conversation over tacos at our big kitchen table or helping each other troubleshoot issues on our Vessel Slack account. The vibe at Vessel is "get stuff done" meets "quirky" meets "I could totally meet my clients here." Intrigued?
|United States Drug Administration||202.720.2791||
The United States Drug Administration provides information regarding nutrition, dietary health, food safety, recalls, as well as quality and technology.
Accion is a nonprofit organization that increases access to business credit, makes loans and provides training to enable entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change.
|Texas Real Estate Commission||512.936.3000||
The Texas Legislature established the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) in 1949 to safeguard consumers in matters of real property transactions and valuation services. TREC shares staff members and resources with the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB), established as an independent subdivision of TREC in 1991 when federal law required increased regulation of appraisals.
|U.S. Department of Treasury - Small Business Lending Fund||202.622.2000||
The Small Business Lending Fund provide up to $30 billion in capital to qualified banks and other targeted lenders with assets of less than $10 billion.
|Travis County Historically Underutilized Business Program||512.854.9700||
In May 1994, the Travis County Commissioners Court unanimously passed a resolution creating the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program within Travis County. The primary objective of the program is to ensure that minority and woman-owned businesses receive a fair and equal opportunity to participate in the county's procurement process.
Learn everything about the county where you will be doing business.
|State Bar of Texas Legal Disaster Hotline||800.504.7030||
The State Bar of Texas legal hotline helps people find answers to basic legal questions and connects them with legal aid providers following declared disasters. The toll-free hotline - answered in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese - is designed to connect low-income people affected by a disaster with legal aid providers in their area who can help with such issues an replacing lost documents, insurance questions, landlord-tenant problems, and consumer protection issues such as price-gouging and avoiding contractor scams in the rebuilding process. Callers can leave a message any time. People who qualify for assistance will be matched with Texas lawyers who have volunteered to provide free, limited legal help.