- Economic Development simplified is:
1) What's good for your business is good for Houston! Recognizing this very simple fact
has Houston Proud making Houston good for your business! Our capability is to
increase your advantage to have you come here to start a business, expand a business,
relocate a business or acquire a business and we provide the resources, infrastructure,
flexibility and integrated support to assist and expedite your intent, be you a tiny
pre-startup or among the largest companies in the world.
- 2) When you get more of whatever you need for the money you have
budgeted, like more gallons of gas for the dollar. Our specialty empowers us to satisfy a
wide variety of client and customer needs and give you more return in Houston than can be
found in any other city.
3) When you get more efficiency for money spent, like more miles per
gallon. Our significant expertise has you receive maximum return for your expenditures and
provide the added convenience of accurate and rapid response to your specific needs and
4) We're business owners, just like you, and not faceless
bureaucrats. We understand entrepreneurial exponent and speed your way into becoming a
successful and happy individual business owner or a comfortably repositioned major
corporation. We spare no effort to accommodate your needs, large or small.
- 5) The variables for all aspects of economic development are found in
the people, processes and services of Houston Proud. We have the horsepower for whatever
you have in mind. Use our skills and contacts. You'll be glad you did.
- I'm your point of contact person. My background is extensive. I've
been engaged in independent
research in economic development for more than 30 years. My clients have ranged from
pre-startups, to the world's largest companies to governments.
specialty is business incubation.
I own the oldest business incubator
in Texas, which I started entirely with out grants, donations, public funding, gifts or
contributions, just to prove it could be done and to fulfill a need in Houston
don't think I'm being immodest when I tell you my clients have won
virtually every award for business growth in Houston, some nationally and some, even
internationally and they continue to do so today.
I also founded the first Womens
Business Center in the nation, again to fulfill a need for Houston. In
a 5 year period 6 women were honored as "Women
of Excellence" by
the prestigious and powerful Federation
of Houston Professional Women.
I've been in Houston since the late 60's. Some of my client
relationships have lasted decades because I consistently provide exceptional value.
Have you ideas or a project I might assist with? Tell me about
yourself and we'll see what I can do for you? When you've finished, press "send"
and I'll respond to assist you or rapidly refer you to someone else who can provide what
With you being anywhere
in the world we can have an informal informational exchange, face to face, via the
Internet with Skype, MSN or Yahoo, so you'll see there is a fit. Send me an email and
If you prefer
telephone, you may reach me at 713.932.7495 x 13.
More about C. Dean Kring
Some past clients