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Workshops

The WBC provides business education workshops and training for new and established businesses. View the Dallas/Ft. Worth WBC’s quarterly workshops or visit LiftFund’s events page to view all upcoming workshops.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. 
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Business Advising

The WBC provides free business advising sessions by appointment Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. After hours and weekend appointments are available by request.

  • Startup Business Owners 
  • Sign up for the Startup Information Session or Schedule a Phone Call HERE
    or email us at wbcdfw@liftfund.com.
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  • Established Business Owners
    Click HERE to schedule a 15-minute call to assess your business growth needs or email wbcdfw@liftfund.com.

Individual Business Counseling For Women Starting A Business

The Dallas/Fort Worth WBC provides free individual business consultation by appointment Monday through Friday 9 am – 6 pm at 7800 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 120, Dallas 75247. After hours and weekend appointments are available by request.

Our Counseling Services Include
  • Business Start Up: assist with concept ideas, financial forecasts, market research, and general start-up assistance for new business venture
  • Business Plan Development: assist with writing and formalizing the business plan and financial projections
  • Business Growth: assist with exploring funding options and preparing for loan applications; brainstorming ideas and creating action plans with SMART goals
  • Marketing Plans: Assist with writing and formalizing a responsive marketing plan that meets your needs; assist with development of business social media pages and website
  • Management Assistance: Assist with financial management, human resource management, organization and operations
    Certification and Contracting: Assistance with application process and accessing information on government contracting
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Business Accelerators

Women in Technology Business Accelerator

You saw a need in the marketplace and created a solution to close the gap, but you are not generating enough revenue in your business to make a BIG impact. While the moral support from friends and family is helpful, you need more. You need guidance, a GPS, so you can obtain more clients, hire the right people and access the capital you need to grow your business. Over the course of 9 weeks, participants take part in expert-led workshops, one-on-one mentoring and peer-to-peer discussions all designed for Growth, Profitability, and Sustainability. Learn More

Emprende

Emprende is a 5-week accelerator in Spanish, in collaboration with Kauffman FastTrac. The program focuses on educating aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners in Spanish speaking communities. Through this program, participants will learn how to create a comprehensive business plan, best practices for managing their business, marketing their business and financial strategies. Learn More

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Resources

  • Download the LiftFund DFW Women’s Business Center calendar of events HERE.
  • LiftLearn: A library of business video tutorials, including business plan and financial plan templates and more
  • The Dallas Business Resource and Information Network : Upcoming educational events for small business owners, including a variety of local small business resources.  
  • SBA ResourcesResources to help you start your business or expand your business
  • Loan Readiness Quiz: Find out how prepared you are to apply for a loan
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