Resource Partners for Small Business

Personalized Guidance

Launch SA

Launch SA is San Antonio's fueling center for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Staff members are available and can provide insights to help address specific challenges.

Maestro Entrepreneur Center

Maestro Entrepreneur Center is committed to helping small businesses accelerate growth beyond the million-dollar revenue threshold.

UTSA Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The UTSA SBDC provides no-cost confidential business advising to small business owners as well as no-fee or low-cost workshops designed around the entrepreneur experience.

UTSA COVID-19 Business Recovery Accelerator (COBRA)

The UTSA COBRA provides small businesses with the counseling and resources to begin recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. COBRA offers confidential, no-cost counseling and training in:

  • SBA Loan Applications
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Business/Strategic Planning

Businesses can also call 210.458.2272 or email businessrecovery@utsa.edu. Assistance provided in English and Spanish.

Help From The San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

The San Antonio Economic Development Foundation (SAEDF) offers resources for employers and workers, including access to job boards and online learning tools.

Contingency Planning

Small businesses are also encouraged to create a contingency plan. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation offers guidance online.

Shared Work Program

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) encourages employers to enroll in the Shared Work program as an alternative to layoffs. The voluntary Shared Work program was developed to help Texas employers and employees withstand a slowdown in business such as the impact of COVID-19.