Entrepreneurship 4 Allsm (E4ALLSM)

Move Your Business Forward with Woodforest Foundry

Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI) and Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are excited to launch the Woodforest Foundry in Austin, TX. The Woodforest Foundry is an award-winning program led by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs as mentors to help you test and develop your business ideas and your entrepreneurial DNA! Plus, small business professionals from Austin will be there to guide you along the way. Be a part of a community of like-minded entrepreneurs who want to improve and grow their business.

Join Us

This curriculum is designed to help you pursue your dream of entrepreneurship:

KICKOFF EVENT is designed to demystify the idea of entrepreneurship. The session teaches the fundamentals behind developing an entrepreneurial mindset and is intended for participants who:

  • Have an idea but don’t know where to start
  • Are interested in starting a business
  • Looking for help and support as their business or idea grow

We will hold two KICKOFF EVENTS (PICK ONE)

DATE: 8/22/2019 (THU) TIME: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
LOCATION: CASA CHAPALA, 9041 Research Blvd Suite 100, Austin

REGISTER for CASA CHAPALA

DATE: 8/28/2019 (WED) TIME: 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
LOCATION: Woodforest National Bank, 710 E Ben White Blvd, Austin (Inside Walmart)

REGISTER for Woodforest

There is no fee for these events.


IDEAS 2 ACTION WORKSHOP SERIES is designed to help entrepreneurs move their ideas forward and get into action. This series teaches participants how to discover where the value exists in their idea, how to design a business model around that value, and how to develop a plan and set of experiments to test and validate that model:

  • Workshop 1: Discover your Value
  • Workshop 2: Design your Model
  • Workshop 3: Develop your Plan

DATE: Thursdays starting 9/12/2019 TIME: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
LOCATION: EGBI, 1144 Airport Blvd., Ste. 260, Austin

REGISTER for Workshop Series

There is a $15 materials fee to cover all three sessions collected at registration.


THE COHORT is a 90-day, peer-driven program that uses the Mission, Objectives, Key Results (MOKR) and Management Report (MR) framework to create specific outcomes. On a weekly basis, participants create plans, document their progress, and share issues and problems they encounter; all while engaging with the community and their peer group to get help in ways and areas they may never have expected. Additionally, participants are exposed to a variety of skill building sessions like accounting/finance, human resources, marketing and other operational management topics.

DATE: Thursdays from Oct. 3 – Dec. 12, 2019 TIME: 6:00 PM
LOCATION: EGBI, 1144 Airport Blvd., Ste. 260, Austin

REGISTER for the Cohort

There is a $100 materials fee to join the Cohort. All fees for the Cohort are collected by EGBI at registration. This fee is refunded by EGBI upon participant’s successful graduation from the Cohort.

Please contact EGBI with questions at (512) 928-2594.