The Heart of Texas Economic Development District (HOTEDD) is Your Source for all the Resources Your Business Needs!
Communities across the Heart of Texas region share a pro-business spirit and are strengthened through the partnerships between local businesses, economic developers, workforce training providers and local governments. Several organizations, resources and financing from the region are listed below.
Contact HOTEDD or these businesses directly today with any assistance you may need!
The SBDC provides a number of services and resources as the representative of the country’s network of Small Business Development Centers. Search for your local SBDC from their website.(https://americassbdc.org/find-your-sbdc/)
The Service Corps of Retired Executives is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors providing education and mentorship since 1964.(https://www.score.org/)
The Texas Office of the Governor’s Small Business Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of business planning, registration, requirements and financing.(https://gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/business/2019_Governors_Small_Business_Online_Handbook.pdf)
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts provides businesses with economic development guidance and data analysis.(https://comptroller.texas.gov)
The Office of the Texas Secretary of State provides a wide range of business services, from start-up planning to permitting and licensing.(https://www.sos.state.tx.us/corp/related.shtml)
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers this guide on how to plan, launch, manage and grow your business.(https://www.sba.gov/business-guide)
Heart of Texas Economic Development Corporations
Fairfield Economic Development Corporation
Economic Development Corporation of Teague, Inc.