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Small Business Opportunities

Coming Soon - Act Now

HCC Featured Opportunities 

HCC Mattress Mack School of Selling Virtual Series

  • Open Access
  • Two Remaining Sessions -Take One or Both
  • Session Dates 3/22 & 3/24.

HCC Mattress Mack School of Selling Onsite Series - Application Deadline 3/22

  • Class Size is Limited - Apply to be Chosen
  • Held Onsite at Gallery Furniture
  • Apply Now - March 22, 2:00 pm
  • Chosen Applicants Attend a Boot Camp Orientation - March 28, 29, 30 31, 6p-10p
  • Class Schedule: Wednesday Evenings, 5p-8p, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 5p-8p.

Small Business Success Series by HCC© 

  • Our Open for Business Grant Program Offers this Series to Empower Women Entrepreneurs
  • Five All Day Events, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Onsite at HCC Alief Hayes
  • April 1, 8, 22, 29, May 6

Digital Marketing Clinic - March Topic

Local SEO & Google Business Profiles 

  • Wednesday March 30
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Virtual - On Zoom

More from our Internal & External Partners

  • Houston Economy at a Glance
  • Small Business Administration Events
  • Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) - Virtual Subs & Sandwiches
  • Capital One Business Digital Academy
  • Capital One Academia Digital
  • HCC Corporate College - Skills for Small Business
  • HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
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HCC Mattress Mack School of Selling©

March Series Wrapping Up - 3/22 & 3/24

April Series Coming Soon - Apply by 3/22

VIRTUAL Series in March - Open Access Registration

Two Sessions Remaining, Take One or Both

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HCC Mattress Mack School of Selling© - Virtual Series - 6 free sessions-TU&TH, 10a-12p, Mar 22 & 24-Take One Or Both-Remaining Session Topics: Caring Customer Service & What You Learn After You Know It-http://tiny.cc/HCCMMSSvirtual

The Virtual Series is popular with proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs, their employees, students, persons pursuing a career in sales and others who simply want to increase their overall skills in selling their ideas!

ONSITE Series April-May - Class Size Limited

Accepted Applicants Must Attend All Six Sessions

Application Deadline - March 22

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HCC Mattress Mack School of Selling© - Onsite Cohort @ Gallery Furniture 6006 N Frwy – For those pursuing a career in sales. Orientation & Six Wednesday Sessions, 5p-8p, Apr 6, 13, 20, 27,  May 4 & 11, 

Application Deadline 3/22http://tiny.cc/HCCMMSSonsite  


The Onsite Series is designed for persons pursuing a career in sales. Some sales job opportunities could be made available to some graduates of this application-based program. A limited number of seats will be offered to proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs.

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Small Business

Success Series

by HCC©

Spring 2022

April 1 - May 6

Offered by the

HCC Open for Business Program

for Women Entrepreneurs

Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank

Small Business Success Series by HCC©

Onsite - HCC Alief Hayes Campus

Dates: Fridays, April 1, 8, 22, 29 & May 6

Time: 9am - 4pm

Onsite Address:

Glenda & David Regenbaum Center for Entrepreneurship -

HCC Northwest at HCC Alief Hayes Campus

2811 Hayes Road, Mail Building, 3rd Floor, Room A319

Developed by the Glenda & David Regenbaum Center for Entrepreneurship - HCC Northwest, the Small Business Success Series by HCC© is a 5-Module program that offers an opportunity for hands-on learning and interaction with faculty, guest entrepreneurs, business experts, and peer delegates.

The series is specifically developed for entrepreneurs who are either planning to start a business, in the early stages of launch, or planning to grow their


A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to graduates of the series.

Graduation Celebration at close of last day - May 6

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Be prepared to work and leave from each module with strong takeaways applicable to your business! As each day progresses, you will apply learnings to your business with guided exercises and peer interaction facilitated by our workshop leaders. 

For more about our All-Star Lineup of Featured Facilitators

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 Registration is open now!

For more information and to register, please visit our site:


Register Now

Digital Marketing Clinic - March Topic

Local SEO & Google Business Profiles

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Join Beth Guide and Sandra Louvier with the Glenda & David Regenbaum Center for Entrepreneurship at Houston Community College Northwest and SCORE for our Monthly Digital Marketing Clinics, running now for nearly three years and building a loyal following of entrepreneurs seeking to continuously improve their digital marketing effectiveness. Newcomers welcome! Wednesday March 30, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, on Zoom.

For More About our Topic, Clinic Format, Facilitator & Moderator

Register Now

Upcoming Virtual Events and Classes

HCC & Partners

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For More & To Register:


Register Now

Small Business Administration - Events


Pursuing Equity Investment as a

Woman Business Owner

Wednesday, March 23 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

This dynamic panel will feature women leaders in the Venture Capital space, discussing the unique challenges and areas of opportunity faced by women business owners seeking access to capital.

METRO & Port Houston Banker’s Fair:

Helping Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (SMWBE) Access Capital

Tuesday, March 29 | 9:00am-12:00pm CDT | REGISTER

The purpose of this fair is to give small businesses direct access to bankers and lenders who have lending opportunities and special financial programs, that can assist SMWBE’s with accessing capital.

Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

Virtual Subs & Sandwiches


Register Now - March 23

Capital One

Business Digital Academy

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Registration Extended - Register Now

Capital One

Academia Digital

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Register Now

HCC Corporate College


HCC Goldman Sachs

10,000 Small Businesses


Apply Now

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About the Glenda & David Regenbaum Center for Entrepreneurship

HCC Northwest


OUR MISSION: To help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.

We do this by offering workshops, seminars, summits, classes and competitive training and advising, while also providing practical knowledge, resources and connections. We are also known for three Signature Programs: the Annual HCC Business Plan Competition, now in its 15th year; the Small Business Success Series by by HCC©; and the HCC Mattress Mack School of Selling©More About Us

Contact us at c4e@hccs.edu or 713-718-6650

NACCE Award 2

Houston Community College 

2020 Entrepreneurial College of the Year

October. 6, 2020: The Houston Community College System was selected as the winner of the 2020 Entrepreneurial College of the Year award by the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) at NACCE's annual conference, where entrepreneurial colleges from across the U.S. gather to share best practices. On behalf of all of our entrepreneurial programs and staff, we thank all of the entrepreneurs, partners, sponsors, volunteers, students, and HCC faculty and staff who have contributed to our efforts! Without your support and dedication to our programs, this wouldn't have been possible!

Houston Community College Receives 2021 Diversity In Business Award from the Houston Business Journal!

Congratulations to all students, faculty, staff, entrepreneurs (aspiring & existing); and to all our community participants, supporters, volunteers, partners and sponsors who collaborate with us to make awards like this possible! Congratulations also to all of the other honorees and awardees! 

#WeAreHCC # HoustonStrong #HBJDiversity