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Texas State SBDC has four seasoned business advisors with experience in growth strategies, food manufacturing, exporting, construction and most importantly- successful financing.
Our partners at the Austin chapter of SCORE (one of the very best SCORE chapters in the country!) have 75+ mentors. A program called EGBI (Economic Growth Business Incubator) has 4 counselors to help underserved startups. BCL, PeopleFund and the City of Austin's Small Business Program also have counselors who can meet with business owners one-on-one. We all work together, in collaboration, to make sure you get the help you need.
For tech startups, there are dozens of incubators and accelerators incubator and accelerator programs that provide mentoring. Each has a different structure and focus, some provide equity investments or cash prizes. Many offer "demo days" that are great opportunities for founders to showcase the development of a successful business model.

Funded in part through the State of Texas and a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the cosponsors’ or participants’ opinions, findings, conclusions, recommendations, products or services. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Texas State University SBDC by phone at 512.716.4800 or via email at