The City of Fort Worth partnered with the United Way of Tarrant County to create a grant program for small businesses called Preserve the Fort that would dedicate $10 million towards preserving Fort Worth’s community of small businesses, helping them weather the financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
As the 13th largest city in the US, Fort Worth is strategically positioned to be a major player in the entrepreneurial community of Texas and the United States, and yet we lag far behind all other similarly sized cities in all things startups. COVID-19 has changed our world as we know it, and has crippled our economy. Research has consistently shown that entrepreneurship is a major key to jumpstarting a flailing economy. The time has never been better for Fort Worth to establish itself as a leader in entrepreneurship and startups.
As our cities begin to slowly re-open from the COVID pandemic, we are all concerned with the economic instability the lockdown placed on our hometowns. One of the most effective […]