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LIMITED TO ONLY 150 PARTICIPANTS.

Must be eligible to be accepted into the program.

Fort Bend County Tech Innovation Business Program

A Pitch Deck Competition with financial incentives for the top three businesses will be conducted

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$15k

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$10k

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$5k

ABOUT US

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide 150 Fort Bend County based businesses, with a Tech focus or use technology within their company, with the tools to grow and re-surge their business into the millennium. This program will emphasize a vast recruitment campaign to capture tech businesses all across the county.  We will specifically address the significant barriers to growth capital, lack of access to competitive and more profitable business opportunities, “deal flow” networks, investors, doing business with local city, county and state entities, as well as establishing many other critical business relationships and connections.

Our program provides growth opportunities for companies in several ways:

9 course- Technology business accelerator program

One on One coaching

County, State and Federal Business Certification Assistance

Business networking opportunities in association with local Chamber of Commerce

Free Tech Kit (includes computer, webcam, mouse, and speakers)

Customized Annual Business Plan

Pitch Deck Competition with financial incentives for the top three businesses.

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Our Benefits

Our Program

Our Benefits

Absolutely no cost to participate. 

Cohort model class for  entrepreneurs that facilitates collaboration and teamwork.

Practical, intensive virtual or in-person sessions with content specialists cover critical early-stage business challenges (i.e. value proposition, fundraising,

Opportunity to win seed money at the end of the program" instead of Opportunity to win seed money each quarter.

Open to all Fort Bend County Business Owners

An assigned Mentor to guide each entrepreneur providing increased confidence, clarity, and connections.

one year access to the award-winning Lonely Entrepreneur online coaching program.

Those that complete the program will receive a small grant from the Fort Bend Small Business Recovery Grant Program.  

Limited participants!   Apply today.  

Our Program

What makes this different from the previous programs?

Technology: FREE Tech Kit

Education:  Nine classes taught with a focus on Technology and Innovation

Networking: We will provide network opportunities all over the county (including Richmond, Rosenberg, and Katy).

Business Development:  We will help businesses get certified in order to do more business in the city, state, and abroad.

Planning: We will provide custom annual business and marketing plans so each business will have a growth plan for the future.

Business Discussion

Our Overarching Goal:

Fort Bend County Tech Innovation Business Program has a bold goal of doubling the annual aggregate sales of our participating firms with a collective amount of $1 Billion while creating an additional 1,500 jobs in Fort Bend County over the next five years.

Our Deliverables:

1. Business & Financial Assessments

2. S.W.O.T. Analysis & Marketing Plan

3. Procurement & Capital Opportunities

4.  Small Business & Minority Certifications

5.  Meeting with Supplier Diversity divisions for large        Corporations

6.  Capacity building

7.  Client Readiness Assessment

8.  Strategic Introductions

9.  Educational & Networking Opportunities

10.  C-Level Leadership Training

11.  Pitch Day in front of local investors

Business Colleagues

Our Curriculum

Our Overarching Goal:

COURSE ONE

Future of Technology

COURSE TWO

Mastering Innovation: Tools, Techniques, and Execution

COURSE THREE

Building a Unicorn: Lessons from Silicon Valley

COURSE FOUR

Technology Policy, Privacy, and Security

COURSE FIVE

Know your Market and Benchmark your Business

Our Overarching Goal:

COURSE SIX

Develop a Truly Profitable Business Model

COURSE SEVEN

Build Products and Features your customers will Love

COURSE EIGHT

How To Operate Effectively & Maximize your Equity Value

COURSE NINE

Get the Capital you Need - Your Capital Strategy

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PARTICIPATING CONSULTANTS

Brenda Rios Brombacher

Cortez Carter

Sterling L. Carter, DPT, MS, CSCS

Stephen Levi Carter, MBA, PMP

Eric Corl 

Floyd H. Griffith, MBA

Michael Dermer

Michael J. Dobert, SPHR, SHRM

Jason Island

Kyra Rénel Hardwick, MBA

Christina Hawkins

Khori Hunter

Shapnik Khan, JD

Byron Lundy

Elexa Orrange

Lyneir Richardson

Garrick Rogers

Neeta Sane, MBA, MS, CLC

Victoria Sherman

Glenn Smith, MA, EOS

Misty Starks

Mathias Tchamengo 

Leslie Wilson

Mark Winters, MBA

Michelle Chenault

 

Contact Us

(281) 968-3641

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