The Small Business Division holds special events targeted at providing access to resources and information for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Grab your seat and register for an event or classes.


Austin Fast Start Pitch Competitions
In partnership with the Austin Young Chamber

Austin Fast Start is a pitch competition with a purpose. Every quarter, we will hear from a new industry and award an unrestricted cash prize and other opportunities to turn these dreams into realities.

  • April 2021 - Health & Wellness
    • Applications for Health & Wellness closed on Monday, March 8, 2021
  • June 2021 - Social Impact
    • Applications for Social Impact will close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 3, 2021
  • August 2021 - Creatives
    • Applications for Creatives will close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021


Exploring Entrepreneurship: Co-Founders We Are - May 04, 2021
Panel discussions on industry-specific business practices, successes, and challenges.


Virtual Small Business Week - May 3 - 7, 2021
Expert speakers, panels, resource groups, and networking opportunities for small businesses, including creatives.


Women’s Entrepreneurial Luncheon
Join us in recognizing the contribution of local women business owners. Our panelists will share their insights and experiences in achieving entrepreneurial success. Come prepared to network!


Visit our Youtube channel to watch past events.

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