Build Your Business

The Center provides activities and networking to help you build your business from the start.

For more information on how TWU's Center for Women in Business can help you, please contact us.

Business Certifications

More than 10 certifications are available to help new business owners get new business.

Getting your business certified can allow you to bid on new contracts in Texas and nationwide. The Center is here to help you figure out which certifications are right for your business and streamline the process to apply and qualify for both private and public certifications.

D/FW Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Historically Underutilized Business Zone

Minority Business Enterprise

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business

Small Business Administration Business Development Programs

Small Disadvantaged Business

Veteran Woman Business Enterprise

Women-Owned Small Business

Women's Business Enterprise National Council

Online Resources

For additional information related to starting a business, check out these online resources.

Texas Wide Open for Business
Resources for starting a business in Texas including moving to Texas

Texas SOSDirect
Online business service from the Office of the Texas Secretary of State

Texas Workforce Commission for Business and Employers
Start or expand your business

Census.gov QuickFacts
Find your audience

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
File online

Governor's Commission for Women
Women-specific resources and networking

Governor's Small Business Forums
Resources for small business ownership

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