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WT Enterprise Center to Provide ‘Blueprint’ for Entrepreneurial Success

AMARILLO, Texas – Aspiring entrepreneurs wanting to build business success have a new Blueprint to follow, thanks to the WT Enterprise Center and America’s SBDC at WTAMU. The units of WT’s Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business are launching Blueprint, a program focused on finding new successful ways to build start-up businesses. “Participants of the Blueprint program will leave with… Read more »

Kevin Carter

20th Anniversary Spotlight:
Kevin Carter & the Amarillo EDC

Keeping it Local: An Interview with Kevin Carter, President & CEO of the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) For 30 years, the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) has worked with businesses to grow the jobs in our area. While most states require state approval for business development, the state of Texas offers economic development atTags: , , , , ,

Mark Wingate

20th Anniversary Spotlight:
Investing in Amarillo & the WTEC

Amarillo Businessman Invests in Hometown and the WT Enterprise Center Mark Wingate is a multi-generational entrepreneur who does business around the world with his company Maxivolt. Despite offers to move his company to bigger cities, his love of Amarillo has made him a permanent resident. As Wingate explains, he was on the ground floor inTags: , , , ,

David Prescott

20th Anniversary Spotlight:
Passion for Business with David Prescott

A Passion for Business: Talon/LPE’s David Prescott Shares Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs There are few local businesses that are as well known in the Texas panhandle as Talon/LPE. A local environmental consulting company, many panhandle residents have seen the company’s logo at worksites throughout the area, but they may not be aware of the level of economicTags: , , , , ,

Coco & Brian

20th Anniversary Spotlight:
Lightbulb Moments
with Coco & Brian

Lightbulb Moments: Insights from Coco Duckworth and Brian Enevoldsen How exciting is it to watch the entrepreneurs you help launch their businesses and grow? Coco: It’s an honor to work with people who have either a good idea or an existing business that they want to grow. There are just so many of us thatTags: , , , ,

20th Anniversary Spotlight:
Lloyd Brown & the AEC

Eyes on the Prize: A Look at the Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge with Lloyd Brown Since 1995, Amarillo-area entrepreneurs looking to test their business plans have had an incredible opportunity through the Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge. More than 90 businesses have been awarded grants through the program totaling beyond $6.3 million. The grants have allowed some ofTags: , , , , ,