Goldman Sachs 10,000 small businesses

4 Days Left to Apply!

The deadline to apply for the next Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses cohort is this Friday, June 23rd. You Built Your Business. Let us Help You Grow It. Develop A Growth Winning Strategy! The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-DCCCD site is now taking applications for our upcoming cohort 10. We are looking for eligible small businesses who are eager to link learning to action to take their businesses to the next level. Transform your business and build success with: Practical business education Education about access to capital A powerful and supportive network of advisers and peers All
The Study

The Study, Irving Innovation Center, Ribbon Cutting

We are pleased to invite you to The Study's Ribbon Cutting on June 22, 2017 at 1pm. Register today! Please join Mayor Stopfer, former Mayor and HUD Regional Administrator Van Duyne, Council members, Irving ISD Superintendent Dr. Parra, and others as we introduce this newly renovated business and entrepreneur center to the City of Irving. The Study's Mission: To converge, collaborate, and create through the collision of academic partners, companies, small businesses, start-ups, and the Community. Come join us, visit www.thestudyus.com .
Melinda

Collaborating and Creating Value through WBE Certification

"The best reason for another WBE to get certified is all the possibilities to grow & develop their business through collaboration & new channels of business opportunities either with other WBEs or Sustaining Members." Melinda Zito O'Brien is the CEO & Chief Energy Strategist of Energy Utility Group (EUG). In her 4 years as a certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE), Melinda has effectively utilized the Women's Business Council- Southwest network to create new business opportunities for EUG and value for her clients. Melinda currently serves on the 2017 Austin Committee. Read the full case stu
Nina Vaca of Pinnacle Group

Pinnacle Group's Nina Vaca featured in Forbes

One of our WBE members was featured recently in Forbes Woman . Nina Vaca, CEO of Pinnacle Group has leveraged the power of certification to help her grow her business. With revenue exceeding $1 billion, Pinnacle Group sets an example of ingenuity. Importantly, Nina shared advice from the mainstage, which included becoming a certified minority/women-owned business. “Certification has been integral in the growth of Pinnacle,” said Nina. It doesn’t give you the business. It gives you access to opportunities but you have to prove yourself, she explained. Certification is more than just access. Org
Vetted Heroes

Vetted Heroes Veteran Summit

Join Vetted Heroes for a Veteran Summit on June 7, 2017 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm at University of Texas Arlington. The event is free for all veterans and their spouses. Learn more and register today!
Latina Style Business Series

Latina Style Business Series

The LATINA Style Business Series is a successful on-going national business development conference for Latina entrepreneurs in our country. The award-winning conference focuses on a wide range of topics including: access to capital, strategic sales & marketing strategies, professional development, technology, financial services, communication, corporate & federal procurement opportunities and more. Over 34,000 Latina entrepreneurs in more than 126 cities have participated in the Series since it’s inception in 1998. WHEN: Friday, June 16, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM WHERE: AT&T Building 308 S.
Jennifer Ware and Debbie Hurst

Dallas Morning News Feature: Women's Business Council and Wings team up to help entrepreneurs

The partnership project between WiNGS and WBCS was recently featured in the Dallas Morning News. Full article here . Wings and the Women's Business Council-Southwest have joined forces to help women escape poverty. The partnership calls for women entrepreneurs in the council to volunteer as mentors and speakers for women who are learning business skills at Wings' Women's Enterprise Center. "This is a great way for our established business owners to give back to the Dallas community and help women who are just starting their business," council marketing and communications director Taylor Crosby
Marfield Corporate Stationery

Marfield Corporate Stationery Scores a Deal with Toyota

One of our WBEs is doing business with the new kid on the block! Jamie Watson of Toyota Financial Services and Lee Ann Packard of Marfield Corporate Stationery first met at the WBCS big 20 th Anniversary bash, hosted at AT&T Stadium back in 2015. Their connection lead to an introduction into procurement. Marfield Corporate Stationery now provides printing services via e-commerce catalog for Toyota Financial Services, Toyota Motor Insurance Company and Lexus Financial Services. We asked Lee Ann her thoughts, “The Marfield team is excited to support Toyota with printing services and friendly, Te
D CEO Women's Symposium

D CEO Women's Leadership Symposium

Join us at this year's D CEO Women's Leadership Symposium on Friday, June 2, 2017, at the Hilton Anatole Dallas. The half-day event is packed with empowerment, education, and actionable takeaways on the subjects of leadership, entrepreneurship, mentorship and community involvement. This is a one-of-a-kind networking and learning opportunity for Dallas executives looking to transform their industries, break the mold, and carve their own path in their careers. WBCS members receive $30 off the cost of tickets with code "WBCSW". Register today!
US SBA

InnovateHER Challenge

Do you have a product or service that has a measurable impact on the lives of women and families? Does your product or service have the potential for commercialization? And does your product or service fill a need in the marketplace? If you answered yes, then join the InnovateHER Challenge sponsored by the United States Small Business Administration and hosted by The Study and The Women Veterans' Enterprise Center. Submit an application by May 24, 2017. Selected applicants will present on May 30th at The Study. One winner will be selected for submission to the National SBA Challenge with $70,0