We promote entrepreneurship in Texas

We're a group of local entrepreneurs who try to strengthen our startup communities and encourage young companies to grow in their hometown. Startup Texas is a grassroots, entrepreneur-led initiative and serves as a rallying point to bring all the elements together – entrepreneurs and startups, web designers, local talent and universities, activities and mentorship, large companies and local government – all to help startups grow.

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Turning That Idea Into a Business

You Have A Business Idea, Now What? The hardest part of becoming an entrepreneur is translating an idea into an actual business. Trying to tackle everything at once is cumbersome and entirely unrealistic, so you just need to take those first steps to start the process of turning your dream into reality. Here are some tips to help you do just

3 Tips for Beating Burnout

Owning a business is hard work. Before the stress of work harms your emotional and mental well-being, make sure to take these important steps to prevent burn out. 1. Adopt Good Habits Set working hours – especially if you work from home. This doesn’t only mean that you need to leave your desk and walk

Do Startups Need Consultants?

As a start-up, you are probably looking at ways that you can improve your business. Improving your existing business is needed for growth and profit revenue. If you are at a loss on how to improve your existing set-up, then it may be time to call in the experts. Of course, there are the number

10 Top Podcasts for Small Businesses

Owning and managing a small business can be tough. Between assuming multiple roles, you still need to find time for self-development, and being with your family. Customer retention, marketing best-practices, and the economy itself all change so rapidly, and you need to keep up with these changes. How quickly you adapt to business evolution determines

7 Strategies Investors Recommend For Raising Capital

We asked several investors about what specific strategies entrepreneurs need to employ when raising capital for their business. Most people who sent in their responses were experienced investors who had invested in several businesses or experienced entrepreneurs who had raised financing for their businesses in the past. This is a list of some of the Strategies

Your Business Persona On Facebook

Recently there has been a lot of talk about the far-reaching consequences social networking sites like Facebook can have on people’s lives: people’s real lives. Online interaction, especially on social networking sites like Facebook, could have significant ramifications on your life offline. You may often get carried away and your ‘online’ personality could brag and

5 Ways to Raise Capital

 Rather than give you a big book on this….. Let’s just cut out all the FAT and get you money. Here are 5 ways to raise capital for your projects. Crowdfunding Social Media Peer Peer Lending Venture Capital Angel Investors Crowdfunding Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Kiva are all great sites to raise money for your projects..

Not Finding Local Talent?

Maybe it’s time to relocate your office or offer relocation to job candidates. Sometimes it’s difficult to find employee candidates in the same geographic area as your company. You have a few options when this happens. You can have distributed teams where employees work remotely. You can move your company offices to a more populated

Explicit Employment Contracts in Texas

Employment relationships are presumed to be at-will in Texas. When employee turnover becomes costly, or a particular employee would create exceptional value in the company, a contract is often written to retain the employee. A contract, when dealing with low-level employee turnover, may consist of no more than a one-page form describing duties, expectations, and