Accessing Capital To Start & Grow A Business Workshop

The Tyler Small Business Development Center is a partnership program working with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Texas, and Tyler Junior College to provide small businesses with the practical assistance needed to survive, grow and prosper in our seven-county service area of Smith, Wood, Cherokee, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Sabine and San Augustine. 
We help small businesses start and grow through the following services:


  • Creation of business plans 
  • Business and industry research 
  • Access to funding from $500 to $5,000,000+




Available at no cost to you, our qualified team is composed of professionals passionate about small business including an MBA with prior "Big 4" consulting experience, a former banker with over 40 years of business lending experience, and our director who has provided our SBDC leadership and excellence for over 22 years. 



Why Participate?

Knowledge & Capital

Your attendance at this one-hour workshop will prepare you for success. Everyone is welcome regardless if your business is pre-launch, start-up, or mature. 
Access to a valuable collection of topics that every entrepreneur needs to be educated on to establish or operate a small business or entrepreneurial enterprise. 

  • Organizational types 
  • Developing a business plan 
  • Managing cash flow 
  • Financial management 
  • Sources of capital for all types of business 

All participants will be provided a complimentary, one-on-one consultation to create a personalized Capital Acquisition Plan that matches their needs and circumstances. 

Register Today! 
We will be hosting a monthly workshop on the 3rd Tuesday of every month! Networking will start at 5:30pm and the workshop will be from 6:00pm-7:00pm. This will be held at the WorkHub in Tyler. Register using the link below or call WorkHub at 903-730-6158.

You can register online OR call or email Kay Bookout, SBDC Coordinator at 903-510-2975 or
Space is limited so please register today!