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HGALDC - Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation

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Founded in the early 1980’s by the Houston-Galveston Area Council, the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation is licensed throughout Texas as an SBA 504 Loan Program certified development company (CDC). We support economic development through low-cost, fixed rate commercial/industrial real estate financing to expanding small businesses under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) SBA 504 Loan Program.

We support economic development through low-cost, fixed rate commercial/industrial real estate financing to expanding small businesses under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) SBA 504 Loan Program.

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U.S. Small Business AdministrationHelps Americans start, build, and grow businesses.

The U.S. Small Business Administration helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States..

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University of Houston Small Business Development Center Network Business Consulting and Training center

The UH SBDC is a business consulting and training center of the University of Houston SBDC Network. The UH SBDC Network serves 32 counties in Southeast Texas. The UH SBDC Network is a program of the UH CT Bauer College of Business and a resource partner of the US Small Business Administration, funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Lone Star College System Small Business Development CenterHelps Companies Grow and Compete in Today's Global Economy.

The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center (SBDC)  works with existing companies to help them grow and compete in today's global economy. The SBDC also works with individuals to assist them with the development of new businesses and their operations. The resulting improvement in business performance leads to job creation, investments, and economic growth.

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SCOREService Corps Of Retired Executives

SCORE (formerly known as Service Corps Of Retired Executives) is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. The Houston Chapter of SCORE was established in 1965 and has more than 100 volunteers at many locations around the 10-county Houston area.

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Google My BusinessFree and Easy-to-Use Tool For Businesses

Google My Business is a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses and organizations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and Maps. By verifying and editing your business information, you can both help customers find you and tell them the story of your business.

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What we Do.We Support Economic Development

Through the Small Business Administration and the Economic Development Administration, H-GALDC offers government-guaranteed loans for small businesses. These are typically low-cost, fixed-rate loans to support small business creation and expansion, economic development, and job growth.

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