List of Small Business University Resources

Resources for Small Businesses from Texas State University

Consulting & AdvisingTXST Small Business Development Center (SBDC)https://sbdc.m, confidential business advising on many issues related to business startup, management, and growth.Advising on topics including: Accounting; Business Planning; Buy/Sell Business; Cash Flow Management; Customer Relations; Cybersecurity; Disaster Planning/Recovery; eCommerce; Financing/Capital; Franchising; Government Contracting; Human Resources/Managing Employees; Intellectual Property; International Trades; Managing a Business; Marketing/Sales; Social Media; Startup Assistance; Technology Innovation & Commercialization 
Online Resources & WorkshopsTXST Small Business Development Center (SBDC)https://sbdc.m tarting-a-business.htmlFree, on-demand workshops and online resources covering an array of topics.Resources to support: Startup; Business Plan Writing; Market Research; Exporting; Financing; Workforce Programs; Veteran
Hiring ; InternshipCareer Services reerservices.txs
Post a job or internship opportunity for students and alumni.Hiring; Recruitment: Internships 
Allow a current TXST student to
engage with you and your company
Recruitment; Job Shadowing
with a one-day job shadowing
Hiring; InternshipCareer Services reerservices.txs cat/events-
Attend a career fair to meet TXST students and alumni.Recruitment; Career Fair 
Hiring ; InternshipMcCoy College of Business Student Success
https://www.m tudents/studen t-success-center.htmlEngage with students majoring in business through various activities and opportunities.Recruitment; Speaking to Students; Internships 
TranslationDepartment of World Languages & Literatures in collaboration
with THRC
/about/what- we- do/translation-
Professional translators offer English/Spanish translations.Marketing; Advertising; Translation 
Internship (Journalism & Mass Communication)School of Journalism and Mass Communicati onhttps://sjmc.txs
/student- resources/inter nship/internshi p-new- employer-
Offer internships to students majoring in Journalism or Mass Communication.Internship 
Crisis Communication; Public Relations, MediaPR Go    
Internship (Management)Department of Management
Offer internships to students majoring in Management.Internship 
Prototype Development;    3-D PrintingAlkek One    
IncubatorSTAR Park (STAR:
Science, Technology, & Advanced
https://www.txs htmlA 58-acre site that hosts STAR One, Texas State’s first technology incubator dedicated to research and commercialization efforts.Technology Incubator; Advanced Research; Commercialization 
Conference Room/Event FacilitiesSTAR Park (STAR:
Science, Technology, & Advanced Research)
https://www.txs conference- center.htmlFacilities that can be reserved for events of various sizes and types.Event Planning; Conference Room 
GeneralCenter for Innovation & Entrepreneurs hip (CIE)https://innovati CIE is the hub of the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem on campus. This is a good place to begin if unsure
exactly where to go.
General; First Steps 
Supplier OpportunitiesProcurement & Strategic Sourcinghttps://www.txs ent/resources/v endor-self-
Doing business with TXST as a supplier.Supplier Opportunities; Doing Business with TXST 
Supplier Opportunitie s; HUBTXST’s HUB
https://www.txs ent/hub-
Information for HUBs interested in doing business with TXST as a supplier.Supplier Opportunities; Doing Business with TXST; HUB 
Farms & RanchesSmall
Initiative (SPI)
https://www.s mallproducersi nitiative.txst.ed u/about.htmlWhile SPI's focus is small and mid- sized producers, the program provides outreach, training, and extension for farms and ranches of any size, production method,
organization, etc.
Advising; Consulting; Financial; Marketing; Grants; On-Demand (Recorded) Workshops; Live Sessions; Resource Collection 
On-Demand WorkshopsEntrepreneurs hip Boot Camphttps://entrepre esources/webin
Hiring; InternshipCenter for Professional Saleshttps://www.txs m/The Center for Professional Sales prepares students for careers in selling, facilitates internships, and helps provide career placement for
Hiring; Internships; Sales 
Business ResilienceTHRC liency- resources.htmlTHRC offers a collection of resources to help communities and small businesses enhance their resilience through planning,
adapting, and recovering.
Resilience; Planning; Emergency Preparedness; Disaster Recovery; Resource Collection 
Business GrowthSCALEUPhttps://scaleup. provides a resource guide to support the growth of
small businesses.
Business Growth 
ResearchDivision of Researchhttps://www.txs
The Division of Research offers access to expertise, collaboration
best practices, technology licenses, new venture creation,
and other resources.
Research; Technology; Startup; Resource Collection 
Training and CertificatesZEUS Data Science Certificatehttps://zeus.tsu science-pathways.htmlThe Texas State University System offers a course on data science. Data science is a valuable skill that can be used to help businesses as
they grow.
Training; data science; growth 
Business GrowthMarket Dayhttps://studenti nvolvement.txst
An event to highlight local vendors that may provide food, jewelry,
clothing and more.
Recruitment2024 Small Business Fairhttps://txstate. co1.qualtrics.c om/jfe/form/SV
In-person fair in McCoy College of Business; limit of 15 businesses per day: April 8, 9, 10. Contact Dr. Terrance McClain for questions
Recruitment; Internship; Hiring 
InternshipCenter for Analytics and
Data Science
Collaboration with a ClassService Learninghttps://servicel earning.txst.ed uService learning is an experiential learning approach in which students apply materials relevant to their coursework and degree program in service-based projects, with community partners, and critically reflect on the service activity. The Service-Learning Excellence program works with faculty, programs, and community partners to develop more service-
learning opportunities for students across campus.
Consulting; Project Focus; Student Collaboration; Class Collaboration 

Resources Within the State of Texas

Tech incubatorTech Wildcattershttps://www.te chwildcatters.c om/Located in Dallas, this incubator focuses on B2B startups and offers a mentor-driven program.Enterprise: Marketplace, Logistics, FinTech. Sustainability: Climate Tech, Remote Work, Education Tools. Lifestyle: Connectivity, Sports & Fitness, Travel &
GeneralCapital Factory m/mission/Capital Factory has boots on the ground in Austin, Dallas and Houston, where they introduce entrepreneurs in Texas to their first investors, employees,
mentors and customers.
Entrepreneurs, startups, corporations, ventures, mentors, and events.
GeneralThe DEC (Dallas Entrepreneur
https://thedec. co/Offers mentorship, education, incubation, and community for startups in the Dallas-Fort Worth
Freelance, startup, investor, small business, and agency
Healthcare StartupsHealthtech Accelerator (formerly
TMCx) n/accelerator-
Based in Houston, it's part of the Texas Medical Center and focuses on incubating startups in the
medical and life sciences sectors.
Healthcare startups, clinical validation, funding, networking, connections, advisors


THRC = Translational Health Research Center 
HUB = Historically Underutilized Business
The resources shared are a sample of what exists.