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City of austin sxsw power point july 2016


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Power Point to support Small Business Development Program for the City of Austin, TX participation application in the 2017 Southwest By Southwest (SXSW) in partnership with the Governor's Office of Small Business Advocacy for the Sate of Texas and the U.S. Small Business Administration, San Antonio District Office.

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City of austin sxsw power point july 2016

  1. 1. Small Business Resources & Essentials CITY OF AUSTIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT SXSW JULY 2016
  2. 2. The City of Austin’s Economic Development Department (EDD) develops and leads innovative programs that increase the prosperity of all Austinites, our businesses, and our diverse communities. Austin’s Prosperity Engine
  3. 3. People We build programs that create a better future for all Austinites. Businesses We help Austin’s businesses and entrepreneurs reach their full potential. Communities We enhance the livability and vitality of Austin’s diverse local communities and neighborhoods. Austin’s Prosperity Engine 3
  4. 4. City of Austin Economic Development Department Austin’s Prosperity Engine Prosperity for All People Prosperity for Businesses Prosperity for Communities Cultural Arts The Cultural Arts Division executes programs and initiatives that integrate arts into economic development, tourism, community development and commercial neighborhood revitalization strategies. Creative Industries Development Program Global Business The Global Business Recruitment & Expansion Division increases jobs and investment in Austin through business attraction and by assisting local businesses with international expansion and trade. Business Expansion & Relocation Assistance Program Music/Entertainment The Music & Entertainment Division develops and executes initiatives that accelerate the growth of Austin’s music and entertainment industry infrastructure, by focusing on job creation, talent export, trade development, and industry revenue growth. Music Venue Assistance Program Redevelopment The Redevelopment Division facilitates innovative partnerships and projects to re-invigorate Austin's existing built environment, binding neighborhoods and business hubs into civic urban villages. Commercial Corridor Enhancement Program Small Business The Small Business Division provides opportunities. programs and resources to Austin's local businesses and entrepreneurs, helping them expand their opportunities at home and throughout the world. Family Business Loan Program
  5. 5. 5 • Over 90% of Austin businesses employ fewer than 100 employees; over 80% employ few than 20 • 2 in 5 Austin workers are employed by a local small business • Austin businesses with less than 20 employees generated an estimated $15.4 million in sales tax revenue in 2011 with an estimated $20 million in 2015 Small Business in Austin
  6. 6. 6 Technical Assistance A resource for entrepreneurs starting a new business or enhancing an existing business. Technical Assistance Special Events Family Business Loan Program
  7. 7. 7 • One-on-one Coaching • Business Development • Accessing Capital • Business Education Technical Assistance
  8. 8. 8 • Provide resources and information to navigate the land development and permitting processes • Monthly Orientation classes to describe the development process to entrepreneurs Technical Assistance
  9. 9. 9 Exploring Entrepreneurship Moderated panel discussions to share industry-specific or general small business information Getting Connected Business Resource Fair where entrepreneurs and business owners meet and network with local organizations and lenders that assist small Special Events
  10. 10. 10 Invest a minute. Gain a Customer! Zero Cost , Quick Sign-Up, Small Business Map & Directory
  11. 11. 11 Family Business Loan Program Public-private partnership to support small business expansion and create jobs. Lending partners 1.Bank Partner: Private Sector Loan Component 2.Community Development Corporation: SBA Section 504 Loan Component 3.City of Austin: HUD Section 108 Loan Component
  12. 12. 12 2015 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Bronze Award – BizAid Program, Entrepreneurship Category 2014 Graphic Design USA American Inhouse Design Awards – Meet the Lender Business Loan Fair 2013 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Gold Award –, Paid Promotion Campaign Category   2013 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Bronze Award –, General Promotion Category 2012 American In House Design Award (Utility Insert, Women’s Luncheon, Getting Connected) 2011 Austin Liveable City Vision Award – Economy   2011 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Awards – IBIZ Districts, Neighborhood Development Category   2011 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Awards – SBDP Program, Entrepreneurship Category    2010 Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Institute, “Bright Ideas” (Meet the Lender) Program Awards
  13. 13. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter @SmallBizAustin | 512.974.7800 ONE TEXAS CENTER 505 BARTON SPRINGS ROAD AUSTIN, TX 78704
  14. 14. City of Austin Economic Development Department VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO SEE OUR TRANSPARENCY AT WWW.AUSTINTEXAS.GOV/EDD