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New Bar Brings American Craft Beer to Spring Branch

By | 2017-03-16T10:35:33+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Business, Business Spotlight|

Kyle Pierson Kyle Pierson had a problem. The restaurant industry veteran and bar manager at Montrose favorite Hay Merchant, couldn’t find a craft beer bar near where he lived in Spring Branch. “At Hay Merchant, we would get so many people from Spring Branch, from the Energy Corridor, from Katy,” Pierson said. “They were driving [...]

My Spring Branch: Alex Diaz, Top Tech Experts

By | 2017-03-06T12:50:59+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Business, My Spring Branch, Uncategorized|

Alex Diaz is the co-owner, with Chris Grollitsch, of Top Tech Experts, a computer sales and repair shop. When did you start the business? In 2008. We started as a home business, reselling old computers that we got from big corporations. Before I knew it, I had computers stacked up all over the living room. [...]

District sponsored 2017 West Houston Economic Development Summit

By | 2017-02-13T10:09:22+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Business|

The Spring Branch District was once again a sponsor of the 2017 West Houston Economic Development Summit. The summit, which took place on Friday, February 10 had over 400 guests. Spring Branch board members Victor Alvarez, David Schwab, Rino Cassinelli and Dan Silvestri, along with staff and guests were in attendance. The focus of the [...]

TECH CONNECT 2017

By | 2017-02-09T19:57:57+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Business|

Join us for TECH CONNECT 2017 A free networking evening featuring Houston's entrepreneurial and tech-related organizations. Come meet Houston's amazing start-up groups, discover how your entrepreneurial dreams can become realities, and share a toast with fellow entrepreneurs. February 16, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm 1911 Bagby Street Houston, Texas 77002 across from the Houston [...]

Income Tax Myths and Facts – Small Business Owners’ Responsibilities

By | 2017-02-06T18:04:36+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Business|

Friday, February 10, 2017, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, HCC Spring Branch, Commons Many individuals and small business owners are unaware of their tax responsibilities. This workshop clarifies common misconceptions on these topics: Overview– Business Tax Structure. Calculating Taxes – different types; and who should pay them. Consequences of failing to file and pay taxes. Federal Business [...]

HCC Small Business Opportunities – Including BPC & January Events

By | 2017-01-05T21:25:19+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Business|

Apply Now – Free Mentoring & Training in Spring for Business and Growth Plans – Chance to Win Prize Money Application Deadline-January 18 – 2017 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition – For Startup and Existing Businesses. Free Mentoring & Training-Five 2-hour Tuesday Evening Training Sessions on Tuesday Evening in Feb & March at HCC Spring [...]

My Spring Branch: David Alcorta

By | 2016-12-14T20:38:28+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Business, My Spring Branch, Uncategorized|

David Alcorta is a Spring Branch resident, and the owner of David Alcorta Catering and Bakery, which catered the Spring Branch District’s Christmas social on December 14th. How did you get into the catering business? Well, I’ve been in Houston for 11 years. I moved here from Laredo to get my culinary degree from the Art [...]