Do you want to start your own business? Are you ready to dive into the world of entrepreneurship?  In association with Empower Series, the Nepalese American Chamber of Commerce- Dallas TX is offering ‘Start-Up Academy. This six-week program offers the motivated individual all the essential information needed to start and run a successful business.


When you enroll in the Chamber’s Start-up Academy, you will be taught by business leaders in the community. They will share their successes, give you tips, and mentor you on ways you can succeed in your business. The curriculum includes six sessions on eight different topics:

  • Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? – know your strengths
  • Planning for a Healthy Business – start-up: from plan to reality
  • Organizational Types – pros and cons of business structures
  • Banking Services – available for small business
  • Strong Business Credit – demystified
  • Financial Management – understanding this critical practice
  • Record keeping – as a managerial tool
  • Tax Planning and Reporting – understanding taxes and your business



The cost for the program is $100. This cost includes snacks for every session and a graduation lunch. After completing Start-Up Academy and starting your small business, you will receive a membership from the Chamber for free of cost.

When & Where

Two courses per year (Spring & Fall) – Next course starts on the 22th of February 2020
10 AM. – 11:30 AM every second Saturday. (arrive at 9:30 AM for prep time and networking)
Classes – Location to be determined)

Who Should Apply?

Entrepreneurial experience is not necessary to apply. This course is open to the public.

Are you interested in participating in our next Start-Up class?  If so, please contact the Chamber office by email at or by phone at 240-413-4618