Office of Business Opportunity

All Business Guides

Thank you for interest in the Office of Business Opportunity’s Solutions Center (OBOSC). The OBOSC provides businesses with federal, state, county and city license and permit information. OBOSC also offers business management counseling via SCORE, resource referrals for financial assistance, educational workshops for individuals wishing to start their own business, business resource guides and access to loan financing via Accion Texas Inc. and the Houston Business Development, Inc.

Our team of experts are available to answer your business related questions. If you would like to speak to someone directly please contact our office at 832.393.0954 or email HoustonBSC@houstontx.gov.

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Office of Business Opportunity Solutions Center Team

Legal Structure
ACCOUNTANTS & LAWYERS
NEW BUSINESS GUIDE
STRUCTURING A HOUSTON BUSINESS

Marketing and Business Plan Development
CREATING A BUSINESS PLAN
CREATING A MARKETING PLAN
EDUCATION & TRAINING RESOURCES
SOCIAL MEDIA

Employment
HOUSTON EMPLOYER RESOURCE GUIDE

Insurance and Bonding
BUSINESS INSURANCE
BUSINESS BONDING

Business Loans and Financing
ALTERNATIVE LENDING RESOURCES
BUSINESS FINANCING (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

All guides above (except Business Bonding) updated 04.17.2015