Lavon EDC Gateway to East Texas

Texas-Wide Open For Business

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development is the initial Texas Agency assisting with entrepreneurs and small business. See

At this web site you are able to find information and materials for small business.

Did you know?

  • Small businesses account for the majority of the employers within the State of Texas, and are a driving force behind our economy. New business creation is vital to our ability to increase the gross state product, state personal income, and total state employment.

  • There are more than 2.2 million small businesses in Texas. Of these, more than 390,000 were direct employers, and they accounted for over 45% of private-sector jobs in the state. Small firms made up more than 98% of the state's employers.

  • Business ownership is becoming more diverse and inclusive in the state. In the last decade, the number of both women and minority small business owners has grown. In particular, minority-owned businesses recently numbered over 725,000.

The Governor’s Office of Small Business and its Wide Open for Business Web Site will provide you with information on …

  • How to Start a Business

  • How to Grow a Business

  • Financing and Capital

  • Forums and Meetings

  • Rural Development

  • Trade and Exports

  • Resources

Recent News

Saturday April 28 Small Business Spring Bazaar.
January 19th 2018 - Make plans to be a vendor or attend the Small... read more.

Lavon EDC Presents Incentive Check to Retail Center Owner
December 12th 2017 - Lavon Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) on December 11th presented an... read more.

Groundbreaking for Retail Center
February 18th 2017 - Saturday, February 18, 2017 the Lavon Economic Development Corporation held a groundbreaking... read more.

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Lavon, TX 75166
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