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Evercon Energy Receives PPP Loan

Leaving no business untouched, the economic upheaval hit College Station oil and gas company Evercon Energy LLC, forcing business owner Brian Stiles to seek COVID-19 recovery assistance. Read More ...

How To Start A Small Business In Houston

Here's some general information that you’ll need to start planning your business and what you'll need to operate in the city of Houston. Read More ...

Grants For Black Women Entrepreneurs

As businesses need funding in order to remain in operation, here are seven grants that are aimed to help Black women business owners.  Read More ...

PPP Extended To Aug. 8, SBA Releases Loan Data

Following the economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump signed legislation on July 4 extending the life of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) until Aug. 8. Read More ...

News & Events

Daily Webinars: SBA Loans, CARES Act 2020

Tune in daily for these no-cost webinars on COVID-19 disaster loan updates and resources. Loans to be covered: PPP, EIDL and Main Street Lending Program (MSLP). Read More ...

COVID-19: Free Food And Restaurant Webinars

The following webinars are targeted to help food-related business owners or any other type of restaurant business recover from COVID-19.  Read More ...

Which Facebook Ad Types Are Best For Your Business?

Here's an up-to-date breakdown of the different types of Facebook ads available in 2020, that can help you choose the right type to crush your company's goals. Read More ...

SBDC in the News

UH SBDC Network Executive Director, Dr. Steve Lawrence, was quoted in the Community Impact Newspaper article, "Bellaire, Meyerland and West U businesses feel the brunt of social distancing measures." Read More.

Dr. Steve Lawrence, executive director of the Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network interview with TJ Aulds of i45Now, a Local news and information for the Clear Lake and Galveston County communities in Texas. Dr. Lawrence talked about SBA Economic Injury Relief Loan and COVID-19 SBA resources for small business owners. Read More.

The Woodlands Online mention Miguel Lopez, Executive Director of Lone Star College SBDC in an article about the 44th Annual South Montgomery County 4th of July Parade. Read More.


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