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1 Million Cups Fort Worth

1 Million Cups gives entrepreneurs the ability to present their companies to local communities and get helpful feedback in a supportive environment. It is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network with each other over endless of cups of coffee.

Labeaud Colbert

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1 Million Cups NE Tarrant County

Northeast Tarrant County is proud to participate national program to engage, educate and connect local entrepreneurs through a weekly educational and networking program founded by the Kauffman Foundation.

Darlsa Diltz

Phone: (817) 231-9789
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8251 Bedford Euless Road
Suite 231
North Richland Hills, Texas 76180

76107 Collective

We are an inclusive workspace and creative sanctuary for dreamers empowered to work towards a brighter tomorrow. We have 9 individual office spaces, a conference room and coworking area. We also have an event space.

Jill Black

Phone: (817) 705-3515
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3930 W. Vickery Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76110

Accelerate DFW Foundation

We connect dedicated entrepreneurs in the DFW area to the resources they need to develop, launch & grow their business. We build relationships that generate tangible outcomes.

Lindsay Hubbell

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600 E Rosedale
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Better Business Bureau

Our mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust.

Amy Rasor

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BoardBuild

Through online, on-demand training paired with an algorithm-based matching system, BoardBuild expertly matches leaders who are ready to serve on nonprofit boards.

Pam Cannell

Phone: (817) 994-1984
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1500 N Main Street
Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76110

Capital Factory

Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the U.S. Last year more than 100,000 entrepreneurs, programmers and designers gathered day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes and coworking.

Helena Krusec

Phone: (972) 848-9675
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3102 Oak Lawn Ave
Suite 109
Dallas, TX 75219

Catholic Charities Fort Worth

Catholic Charities Fort Worth is an enterprising nonprofit that ends poverty through our diverse services, poverty solutions, and income-generating social enterprises. We invite you to learn from and collaborate with us!

Todd Beard

Phone: (817) 289-3813
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249 W. Thornhill Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76115

Center for Transforming Lives

Center for Transforming Lives works side-by-side with women and their children throughout Tarrant County to disrupt the cycle of poverty by providing comprehensive services, including microenterprise, career, and financial coaching.

Charletra Sharp

Phone: (817) 696-6623
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Colleyville Business Center

The Colleyville Business Center is the City’s central point for information and assistance for businesses, new and established, as well as entrepreneurs. Utilizing the partnerships of SCORE Fort Worth and the Colleyville Chamber of Commerce, the Center is here to connect you to the resources needed to create, launch and grow your business.

Carolyn Sims

Phone: (817) 503-1350
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5601 Colleyville Blvd
Colleyville, TX 76034

CommonGrounds Workplace

Move past the standard office lease and working out of coffeeshops. Revolutionize your workplace with the most flexible and scalable environments, supported by a vibrant culture of collaboration, community, and new opportunities.

Alycia Medina

Phone: (682) 459-2205
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702 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Cowtown Angels

Cowtown Angels is an angel network based in Fort Worth, TX that connects entrepreneurs seeking early-stage funding with local investors in an environment that accelerates growth and rewards strategic risk-taking.

Hayden Blackburn

Phone: (817) 984-9841
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1120 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Dallas Regional Chamber

Together, we will lead the Dallas Region to become the most economically prosperous region — and the most desirable place to live, work, and do business — in the United States. We’re committed to growing the Dallas Region’s business community while working to address long-term challenges.

Duane Dankesreiter

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Ensemble Coworking

Ensemble is a collaborative business community and coworking space that exists to serve the micro/small business ecosystem of Fort Worth, TX and the surrounding cities.

Clint Grimes

Phone: (817) 984-3633
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1617 Park Place Ave
Suite 110
Fort Worth, TX 76110

Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) Fort Worth

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 14,000+ influential business owners with 188 chapters in 58 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.

Ronnie Crowley

Phone: (817) 487-6781
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PO Box 470474
Fort Worth, TX 76147

EO Fort Worth - Accelerator Program

At the EO Fort Worth Accelerator, our mission is to empower entrepreneurs with the tools, accountability and community to aggressively grow and master their business.

Ronnie Crowley

Phone: (817) 487-6781
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PO Box 101521
Fort Worth, TX 76186

Fast Start Mentoring Program

The Fast Start Mentoring Program is a free program offered by The DEC Network. We connect entrepreneurs with seasoned business leaders and subject matter experts to help them develop strategy and navigate the challenges of business.

Alex Hoenich

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Fort Worth Business Assistance Center (BAC)

The Fort Worth Business Assistance Center provides business consulting, training and technical assistance for small, women and minority owned businesses.

Cheryl Jones

Phone: (817) 392-2618
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1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Fort Worth Chamber

The Fort Worth Chamber is the premier business association in Tarrant County and the largest in North Texas. We are a 501(c) 6 organization funded through membership dues, private investments, sponsorships, and event ticket and publication sales.

Yolanda Henderson

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777 Taylor Street
Suite 900
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Fostering a vibrant economic environment for our members, individuals and the greater Fort Worth area.

Anette Landeros

Phone: (817) 625-5411
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1327 N.Main St
Fort Worth, TX 76164

Fort Worth Public Library

With 17 locations throughout the city, Fort Worth Public Library is committed to providing resources, programs and services that support small business and entrepreneurship.

Jana Hill

Phone: (817) 392-8927
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500 West 3rd Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Founders First Capital Partners, LLC

Founders First Capital Partners, LLC is a management company for a revenue-based venture fund that works with hundreds of entrepreneurs each year in service businesses making a difference in their industries and communities.

Oralia Alvarez

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FranNet of Dallas/Ft. Worth/OK

We provide the education, tools and resources to help prospective franchise owners find the right fit. Our services are at no cost, as we’re paid by the franchisors when a client moves forward with a franchise.

Sara Waskow

Phone: (817) 821-7997
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6340 Davis Blvd., Suite 200
North Richland Hills, TX 76180

Ft. Worth Children's Business Fair hosted by InFocusBiz

The Children’s Business Fair is where children ages 6-14 develop a brand, create a product/service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at our one-day marketplace. The fair provides opportunities for future entrepreneurs to exercise their creativity and experience business ownership.

Kevin Baker

Phone: (800) 627-1135
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10016 Shelburne Rd
Ft. Worth, TX 76244

Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth

Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth is one of the largest celebrations of entrepreneurship in north Texas. This annual event is for all types of entrepreneurs and business owners to get them connected to resources and knowledge to help them grow.

Walker Lutringer

Phone: 817-735-0588
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550 Bailey Avenue
5th Floor
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Gregslist DFW

Gregslist DFW is a comprehensive list of almost 300 active software companies in North Texas. The list is free and updated monthly with new companies and changes. It is used as a resource by job seekers, investors, service providers, founders, and community leaders.

Greg Head

Phone: (480) 216-6443
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950 E State Highway 114. Ste 160
Southlake, TX 76092

HSC NEXT

The mission of the HSC Next team, at The UNT Health Science Center (HSC) at Fort Worth, is to engage with campus innovators, manage the HSC intellectual property portfolio, incubate startup companies and build a stronger Fort Worth community for entrepreneurs.

Robert McClain

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550 Bailey Ave.
5th Floor
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Impact Ventures

WE ENVISION A WORLD WHERE ACCESS, OPPORTUNITY, AND PROSPERITY IS SHARED.
Grounded in systems change, Impact Ventures works to create more diverse, equitable, and just society by removing the social and economic barriers for marginalized communities to thrive in a 21st century economy.

Benjamin Vann

Phone: (469) 708-8815
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1808 S Good Latimer Expy
Dallas, TX 75226

Junior Achievement of the Chisholm Trail, Inc.

Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy utilizing our three pillars for success: entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness.

Kathleen Barbee

Phone: (817) 731-0838 Ext: 224
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6300 Ridglea Place, Suite 400
Fort Worth, TX 76116

LIFT Development Enterprises, Inc.

LIFT Development Enterprises (LIFT) is a not-for-profit micro small business growth accelerator program. Through online & on-site workshops and mentorship, the program educates small businesses on how to become job creators, scale their business, and improve their business financial health.

Oralia Alvarez

Phone: (855) 724-3873
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801 W Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX 75060

LiftFund

LiftFund is a non-profit small business lender and provides education and consulting for small business owners.

Isaac Elizondo

Phone: (469) 458-0809
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Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
1327 N. Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76164

Locavore

Locavore is a community and home for food entrepreneurs, including bakers, caterers, food truck owners, and more! In addition to helping food entrepreneurs legitimize and scale their businesses, we also have a private event venue we rent out hourly.

Cortney Gumbleton

Phone: (817) 524-4699
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715 Hawthorne Avenue
Fort Worth, Tx 76110

Near Southside, Inc.

Near Southside, Inc. (NSI) is a private, member-funded, 501 (c)(4) nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing the Near Southside.

Megan Henderson

Phone: (817) 923-1648
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1606 Mistletoe Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76104

North Texas Angel Network

NTAN is a Texas non-profit corporation that seeks out quality deals for angel investor consideration. We are a part of a statewide network of angel groups that cooperate on deals across Texas.

WIll Akins

Phone: (469) 573-0233
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2001 Ross Ave
700-112
Dallas, TX 75201

North Texas Entrepreneur Education and Training Center (NTEETC)

A business resource organization located in Hurst, TX, with a focus of educating, training and developing early stage Entrepreneurs on establishing a solid foundation for their business.

Darlisa Diltz

Phone: (817) 618-0229
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235 NE Loop 820
Suite 307
Hurst, TX 76053

NTX Inno

NTX Inno covers the tech and startup scene in North Texas.

Kevin Cummings

Phone: (704) 593-6488 Ext: 67134
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2515 McKinney Ave.
Suite 100
Dallas, Texas 75201

PeopleFund

PeopleFund creates economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved people by providing access to capital, education, and resources to build healthy small businesses.

Holly Burrow

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Rising Tide Initiative

Since 2016, Rising Tide Initiative has helped provide real results for the entrepreneurial community in Fort Worth by helping entrepreneurs cross the valley of death. We demystify the steps it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and provide proven tools and opportunities which help a new business not just survive, but thrive.

Cheryle Hays

Phone: (817) 505-5750
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420 Commerce Street
3rd floor, WeWork
Fort Worth, TX 76102

SBA Dallas/Fort Worth District Office

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an advocate for small business. SBA helps small businesses start, grow, expand, and recover. We provide access to counseling, mentoring, capital, and contracting expertise.

Elsie Collins

Phone: (817) 684-5500 Ext: 8176845500
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4300 Amon Carater Blvd, Suite 114
Fort Worth, TX 76155

SCORE Fort Worth Chapter 0120

SCORE Fort Worth – Helping Small Businesses Succeed!
The mission of the Fort Worth SCORE Chapter is to provide free business counseling, mentoring, and coaching to existing and emerging businesses in Fort Worth and other North Texas cities.

Jenny Day

Phone: (817) 871-6002
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1150 South Freeway, Suite 108
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Tarrant County College

TCC was established by a countywide election in July 1965. Our many educational initiatives help us stay true to our mission to provide affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.

Lourdes Ramboa

Phone: (817) 515-7704
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4801 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76179

Tarrant County Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Mission of the Tarrant Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is to accelerate the North Texas economy by helping entrepreneurs grow sustainable businesses.

Primary Contact

Phone: (817) 515-2602
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1150 South Freeway, Suite 229
Fort Worth, TX 76104

TCU Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The mission of the TCU Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is to empower students, entrepreneurs and the DFW community. We inspire and empower individuals at TCU in their pursuit of value creation.

Cindy James

Phone: (817) 257-4063 Ext: 4063
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Texas Christian University | Neeley School of Business
2900 Lubbock Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76109

TCU's Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Competition

The nation’s largest soley undergraduate business plan competition. Universities from around the world are invited to compete and pitch their for-profit ventures that create meaning in hopes of winning part of the $250,000 cash prize pool.

Matt Smilor

Phone: (817) 257-6797
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2805 W. Lowden
Suite 3502
Fort Worth, TX 76109

TechFW

We are a technology incubator that helps entrepreneurs commercialize innovative technologies.

Hayden Blackburn

Phone: (817) 984-9841
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1120 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Clinics

Texas A&M Legal Clinic students represent entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and small businesses in the areas of entrepreneurship, nonprofits, trademark and copyright. Our students are capable of helping with a variety of tasks, from forming business, social enterprise, and nonprofit entities to drafting contracts and corporate governance documents to counseling on trademark issues.

Luz Herrera

Phone: (817) 212-4123
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307 W. 7th Street
Suite LL50
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Texas Woman's University - Center for Women Entrepreneurs

The Center for Women Entrepreneurs at Texas Woman’s University is committed to helping women in Texas become successful business owners.

TWU is the first and only Texas university—public or private—with the goal of generating new women-owned businesses.

Tracy Irby

Phone: (940) 898-2897
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1202 Old Main Circle #260
Denton, TX 76204

The Alternative Board

The Alternative Board (TABFW) is a business advisory group where business owners help each other address and resolve board level issues. It is designed for startups and small companies that do not yet have a formalized board of directors.

Valerie Riefenstahl

Phone: (817) 223-0272
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600 East Rosedale Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104

The DEC Network

The DEC Netowrk has been driving innovation and economic impact by helping entrepreneurs start, build and grow their businesses since 2013.

Raquel Henry

Phone: (817) 521-2725
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2001 Ross Ave.
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201

The Un.Inc

Our online campus is a curated space full of tools and mentors, designed to push, guide and support you as a creator and founder.

Liz Deering

Phone: (512) 660-7372
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701 Tillery Street
#12
Austin, TX 78702

TMAC

TMAC delivers hands-on business management, technology and operations solutions to a wide range of businesses, including manufacturing, distribution, logistics, construction, health care and government. We have a wide array of services that accelerate profitable growth by developing and improving profits, products, processes, technologies and people. Focus areas include Strategic Management, Technology and Operations.

Rodney Reddic

Phone: (800) 625-4876
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202 E. Border
Suite #323
Arlington, TX 76010

Trinity Coffee House

Trinity Coffee House is delighted to bring great coffee, co-working and meaningful collaboration to jump start your local, small business! We are happy to offer all inclusive office suites as well as monthly co-working memberships for you and your team.

Erika Myers

Phone: (682) 297-0638
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2700 Weisenberger St
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

United Way of Tarrant County - KERNEL

KERNEL: WHERE NEW IDEAS ARE PLANTED, SOLUTIONS GROW

KERNEL is a pitch competition that fosters social innovation within Tarrant County and provides seed funding for organizations and programs that comprise a combination of social impact, a sustainable revenue model, and an innovative approach to solving the social challenges in our community.

Sheryle Gillihan

Phone: (817) 264-7269
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1500 N. Main St.
Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76164

University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI)

The UT Arlington Research Institute (UTARI) is a research & development unit specializing in applying cutting-edge technologies to real-world engineering problems. UTARI’s vision is to become a premier research institute, transforming ideas into realities through unbounded research and innovative development that sustain business and industry, advance humankind, and benefit our global society.

Lisa Miller

Phone: (817) 272-5951
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7300 Jack Newell Blvd S
Fort Worth, TX 76104

University of Texas at Arlington's EpICMavs

The University of Texas at Arlington’s EpICMavs is a free entrepreneurship program that includes a weekly speaker series and a summer deep dive that helps aspiring entrepreneurs get their start.

Courtney Torres

Phone: (817) 272-1136
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701 S. Nedderman Dr. #350
Arlington, TX 76109

Veterans Business Outreach Center University of Texas Arlington

The Veterans Business Outreach Center University of Texas Arlington (UTAVBOC) is the premier resource for education, training and inspiration to empower the military connected community to build profitable businesses that add value to the member, their local community, and the nation.

Ashten Simmons

Phone: (817) 272-6789
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701 S West Street
Box 19377
Arlington, TX 76019

Veterans Institute for Film and Media (VIFM)

VIFM helps veterans transition into the film and media industry, by providing no cost training and paid internships.

Allen Crowley

Phone: (682) 367-9751
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110 Leslie st.
Dallas, TX 75207

WeWork

WeWork is the workspace of today—and tomorrow. Since our inception in 2010, we’ve opened 500+ locations designed to fundamentally change the way people work. With three locations in Fort Worth, discover spaces that inspire your most impactful work.

Brooklyn Goin

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WeWork Labs

WeWork Labs gathers early-stage startups and provides them with the space, community, and programming to help them fulfill their destiny.

Carlos Estrada

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Workforce Solutions North Central Texas

Our mission is to advance business-driven solutions that promote economic growth, opportunity and a skilled workforce. Are looking for work, looking to hire employees, or looking to upskill/train/educate your staff? We are here to help at no cost.

Eric Shanks

Phone: (951) 775-7246
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600 Six Flags Drive, Ste. 300
Arlington, TX 76005

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