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2017-2018 Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge Recipients

23rd Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge Recipients The Amarillo Community came together on the evening of March 22, 2018 to celebrate the growth of five local entrepreneurs at the 23rd Annual Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge Awards Ceremony. Five local entrepreneurs were selected as the 2018 recipients of the Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge by five independent judges based on their professional… Read more »

How Coworking Can Jumpstart Your Early Stage Business

Entrepreneurs and freelancers focused on building their businesses frequently find themselves working in a bubble. This laser focus and determination creates a vacuum that helps them build their business, but it also seals them off from outside input and ideas. Coworking spaces help pierce this bubble and inject fresh ideas and creative input into the… Read more »

2017 Awards

Celebrating the Entrepreneur Community at the 2017 WT Enterprise Center Awards Ceremony

Celebrating the Entrepreneur Community at the 2017 WT Enterprise Center Awards Ceremony Supporting and celebrating local entrepreneurs is a community effort. On November 17th, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the WT Enterprise Center hosted its 2017 Awards Ceremony to celebrate the growth of local entrepreneurs. Awards presented included one Enterprise Center graduate awards, 2017 Client of… Read more »

Global Entrepreneurship Week Spotlight – Biti Pies

Over the past ten years, Biti Pies have become part of the Amarillo culture. You’ll find them in almost every convenience store, grocery store and cafe in town. The award-winning, affordable pies have gained immense popularity. Their home-cooked flavor represent “the heart of country living.” But this big business has humble origins. It’s taken years… Read more »

Global Entrepreneurship Week Spotlight – Sage Oil Vac

Sage Oil Vac has revolutionized the mobile lube industry, not only in the Texas Panhandle but also on a global scale. The family-owned and -operated business manufactures specially designed oil vac systems, a faster and cleaner alternative to traditional oil changing systems. With more than 20 years of experience, Sage Oil Vac has established itself… Read more »

6 Challenges Every Entrepreneur Knows to be True

Opening a business is one of the most rewarding things you will ever do. It is an opportunity to chart your own course and pursue the possibilities you desire. The challenges entrepreneurs will face vary depending on the industry, but there are some universal challenges that all entrepreneurs must rise above on their road to… Read more »

5 Crucial Reasons Your Business Needs a Business Plan

Failing to plan is planning to fail. Developing a business plan is imperative and should address all aspects of your business from capital and marketing to taxes and operations. While there are many reasons a business needs a business plan, the following are the five most crucial reasons to consider.  1. It Creates A Framework… Read more »

Tips for Setting and Achieving Long-Range Goals

Guest blog by David Terry, Entrepreneur-In-Residence. David Terry is an entrepreneur-in-residence at the WT Enterprise Center. In 2001, he co-founded the Enterprise Center with his mentor, Mr. Don Taylor. David is an entrepreneur and sought-after speaker and trainer.   Tips for Setting and Achieving Long-Range Goals Entrepreneurs make the decision to design a life, not… Read more »

10 Challenges Every New Company Faces

Few things are as representative of what makes our country unique and exciting as starting and building a successful business. It’s a brave, rewarding venture, but it’s not for the weak-hearted. Running A Marathon, Not A Sprint At the WT Enterprise Center, we are committed to providing individual coaching and business-building training programs that teach… Read more »