We Facilitate & Foster Hispanic Business Development

Micro-Loan Assistance

The Hispanic Business Alliance assists in loan application preparation. We also facilitate loans with People Fund & Acción Texas, Inc.

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Business Training

The HBA offers Management Skills training at TJC West Campus. We also have English For Business Owners classes. And if you need to brush up your computer skills, we offer Basic & Advanced Computer Classes too.

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Counseling & Mentoring

The HBA offers Business Counseling for new businesses as well as advice and information on Business Planning and Getting Your Business Started. We also offer counsel for existing businesses, plus advice on business management and operations. The HBA can also assign professional volunteers on as needed basis.

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We Are A Resource
For Small Business

  • Getting Started in Business
  • Small Business Resources in Smith County
  • Business Permits
  • Your Tax Responsibilities as a Business Owner
  • How To File In Small Claims Court
  • Northeast Texas Health District Applications

English For Business Owners

Do you need to improve your english comprehension in order to expand your business opportunities? We can help.

We offer seminars that will put you in touch with more people.


Our marketing seminars will help you to understand how to better tell our community about your products and services. We know the tricks of the trade. Click on the seminars tab to learn more.

Business Management

What forms do I file to start a business? Do I have to charge my customers taxes? Are there pitfalls to avoid in my first few years of business? We know the answers… Sign up for one of our Business Mgmt seminars to learn more.


  • I know that my business would not have grown as quickly if I had not received assistance and referrals from the HBA.

    Juan Martinez
    Juan MartinezMartinez, CPA
  • The HBA is a great resource for the City of Tyler. If you are seeking to advertise or market to a Hispanic audience then you've found the right place.

    Jesse Acosta
    Jesse AcostaUniversity of Texas at Tyler
  • I had never owned a business before. The HBA helped me with information about starting a business. They also helped me prepare a proposal for my first cleaning contract. Without their assistance, I could not have started my business.

    Pedro Martinez
    Pedro MartinezCindy's Janitorial

HBA Partnerships

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