The Co-Op is a self-funded, not-for-profit, cooperative
association of business owners, former business owners, and future business owners - an
educational, sales, marketing, business development, mentoring, incubation and support
organization for the start-up, early stage and poised-for-growth entrepreneur.
Bring us your bright ideas!
We'll design a custom tailored development methodology based on your
resources, attributes and aptitude. We've worked with more that 45,000 companies and Co-Op
associates have won virtually every award for business growth in Houston, some nationally
and some even internationally.
development for service companies, where The Co-Op provides the environment, resources, education and
accelerate business growth. The Co-Op is proud sponsor to Houston's first and
business incubator, founded the first Womens Business Center in
the nation, the First
Houston Small Business Seed Capital Fund and the first Virtual Incubation
Program in the world. All totally without gifts, grants, donations,
contributions or public funding.
The Co-Op has conducted a weekly business building development
breakfast, the oldest in the United States, to train early stage entrepreneurs in the
experiential skills necessary for rapid business advancement.
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Houston's greatest energy resource is its Entrepreneurial
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C. Dean Kring ~ Research Director
Business and Career Mentor