2015 Small Business Boot Camp

Center for Family and Small Enterprises

The Center for Family and Small Enterprises hosted it's second annual Small Business Boot Camp. The series took place on four Tuesday evenings during October and November and provided legal, banking, entrepreneurial and financial advice for attendees.

2014 Small Business Boot Camp

The Center for Family and Small Enterprises held it's first Small Business Boot Camp in October 2014. The event was open to the UT Tyler students and the public. Small businesses were invited to attend five sessions to help them shape their businesses. Topics ranged from family business succession, financial information, social media, obtaining loans and income taxes. Speakers were brought in from area businesses.

Family Business Series

The Center for Family and Small Enterprises and the The University of Texas at Tyler's College of Business & Technology held it's second Family Business series on October 23, 2014. The event featured FASTENAL. Attendees got a first-hand look at some of Fastenal operations and exciting opportunities.

For more information about FASTENAL, visit their website.

The Center for Family and Small Enterprises and The University of Texas at Tyler's College of Business & Technology held it's first inaugural Family Business Series on February 18, 2014. The event featured Motor Trike, Inc. UT Tyler students, faculty, and staff, as well as family and small business owners in the East Texas area came by the UT Tyler College of Business and Technology parking lot to tour one of Motor Trike's RV's and enjoyed an up-close look at some of their trikes.

The Center for Family and Small Enterprises is committed to partnering with family and small businesses in the East Texas area. If you or someone you know is interested in being our next on campus showcase, contact Dr. Jim Cater, Center of Family and Small Enterprises Director, jcater@uttyler.edu or 903.565.5518.

To find out more about Motor Trike, visit their website or call 1-800-90-TRIKE.