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Texas-Wide Open For Business

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development is the initial Texas Agency assisting with entrepreneurs and small business. See http://www.texaswideopenforbusiness.com/

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

Jose Luis Garcia Appointed as Director
March 24th 2020 - Kay Wright, President of the Lavon Economic Development Corporation is... read more.


COVID-19 Virus Collin County Judge Declaration
March 24th 2020 - Collin County Judge Hill has issued a declaration dealing with... read more.


Freeport Exemption approved by City Council
September 10th 2019 - The Lavon Economic Development Corporation after careful study and research... read more.

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Lavon, TX 75166
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