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Whether you are at the beginning of your entrepreneurial journey, currently growing an established business, representing a business support or startup development organization, interested in providing capital to diverse ventures, or simply want to support minority- and women-owned businesses in the Greater Houston area, you’re welcome to participate in our community and resources!

WE AIM TO SERVE MINORITY & WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS’ MOST CRITICAL NEEDS, INCLUDING:

  • Coordination and Navigation: Help MWBEs understand and navigate the support ecosystem.
  • In-Depth Services: Help Business Support Organizations (BSOs) directly serve MWBEs.
  • Personal Networks: Connect diverse business owners with potential customers and investors.
  • Financial Preparedness and Credit Counseling: Ensure MWBEs have the business and financial planning resources, skills, and tools necessary to improve their ability to successfully access financing and funding opportunities. 
  • Alternative and Innovative Capital, including Microloans: Increase the volume of and access to alternative and innovative capital, creating incentives for partnerships between lenders and other sources; and meet businesses’ needs for smaller funding at critical stages.

MANY THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS & ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNERS

Texas Capital Bank
Amanda K. Edwards
George E. Johnson Properties
HelloAlice
Impact Hub Houston
City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity
BakerRipley
Black Business Lab
Cámara de Empresarios Latinos de Houston (CELH)
Emancipation Economic Development Council
Houston Minority Supplier Development Council
LiftFund
Sankofa Research Institute
SBA Houston
University of Houston SURE Program
The Chatman Women's Foundation
TruFund Financial Services
Blueprint for the CEO University
HARRLAND Companies
Houston Business Development, Inc
LC Resources
Making Straight Paths
Pretty Work Creative
Republic

MANY THANKS TO The MEMBERS of BEAMW!

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Mail Correspondence to:
Impact Hub Houston
1801 Main St, Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77002
houston@impacthub.net