Free Sessions Help Up-and-coming Hispanic Entrepreneurs in Dallas Navigate the Business World

Within minutes of entering the break room of a Dallas home improvement store, Mario Guerrero had already exchanged his phone number with two other men there. Guerrero, an electrician, said he was ready to start his own business after working for others for nearly 20 years, and networking with strangers was key to his plan. “That’s how it works between us, and I think it’s important to exchange numbers,” he said in Spanish. “I’ve always liked the idea of being my own boss, and that way I can also create jobs for others.”Guerrero was one of nearly 80 people who attended one of six business sessions last weekend inside various Lowe's home improvement stores across Dallas. The monthly sessions are hosted by the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association, which helps connect up-and-coming Hispanic entrepreneurs in North Texas with the resources needed to start their own businesses.   Continue reading...

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