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First in name and first in the nation!   Womens Business Center

Founded in 1989, the Womens Business Center was the first incubator in the nation to teach entrepreneurship to women according to a development methodology specifically designed for women business owners and totally without grants, gifts, donations, contributions or public funding. We're not a charity. We don't have our hand out and we're not your tax dollar at work. We're independent and very proud of it. We teach our clients to be that way, too. You've probably noticed that our name has been widely copied.

We pioneered "hands-on" entrepreneurial development programs to accelerate business growth for entrepreneurs in emerging service businesses by:
#1) the very precise design of a custom tailored development methodology exactly formulated for the unique resources, attributes and aptitude of the individual entrepreneur;
#2) an Advisory Board, Mentor and Professional Development Coach comprised of experienced business owners;
#3) replacement of the cumbersome business plan with the advanced Business Overview
#4) the convenient availability of virtually every resource the start-up business owner is likely to need in an environment conducive to rapid growth;
#5) a powerfully effective weekly Business Building Breakfast for professional development, leadership training and entrepreneurial education.

The result is our clients have garnered virtually every award for business growth in Houston, some nationally and even internationally, and they continue to do so today. Further, in a 5 year period, 6 women with the incubators were recognized as "Women of Excellence" by the powerful and prestigious Federation of Houston Professional Women. We've also had recognition and positions of leadership in NAWBO, ABWA, WCCT and PWI,  just to name a few.

The next step in the process is the Entrepreneurial Assessment
to determine if an Entrepreneurial Development Program is appropriate for you.You can also learn more by attending the weekly Business Building Breakfast.

You need not be residing in our incubators to gain the benefits. We were also the first in the nation to provide virtual incubation to remote clients, globally.

Should you already be in another business incubator/accelerator, working with a tax-funded small business development group or working with the tax-funded programs for women and not achieving the progress you think possible, consult with our Director of Research for guidance in the advancement of your business without impacting your existing relationships.

We don't enable. We EMPOWER!
"Transforming vision into reality, business by business."

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Other incubators sponsored by Services Cooperative Association
The Womens Business Center is a boutique incubator for start-up/emerging women business owners
and proud sponsor of the online Women's Business Assistance Forum, also first in the nation!

This material is being kept online for historical purposes. Though accurate at the time of publication,
it is no longer being updated. The page may contain broken links and/or outdated information.

This is our current and active business incubator:

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Past Clients

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