- Write a business plan.
- Get a business loan.
- Research your industry and your competitors.
- Get certified to do business with local, state, and federal government.
- Conduct market research.
- Determine your SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats).
San Antonio Business Journal Headlines
Two San Antonio companies have been ranked among the fastest growing inner city companies in the U.S. by Fortune magazine and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). InGenesis, a staffing and management consulting company founded in 1998, ranked No. 4 on the list while the Alamo Travel Group ranked No. 97. The companies are being recognized as role models for entrepreneurship, innovative business practices...
EnerJex Resources Inc., a domestic oil producer, has sold two non-core oil leases in Eastern Kansas for $450,000. The properties are located outside of EnerJex’s core operating areas, and their transaction is expected to lower the company’s unit-operating expenses, company officials said Wednesday. The company did not identify the leases’ buyer. “I am pleased to announce this non-core asset sale, which will further streamline the company’s operations...
Valero Energy Corp. said its refinery in Ardmore, Okla., was unaffected by the tornado that tore through the nearby town of Moore on Monday, killing at least 24 people. All employees at the 87,400 barrel-per-day refinery are safe and accounted for, company spokesman Bill Day confirmed. The facility is about 90 miles south of Moore. “All of us at Valero join our employees in Ardmore in extending...