The ECDC works collaboratively with entrepreneurship programs at the C.T. Bauer College of Business, including the SURE™ Program. SURE™ is an acronym that stands for Stimulating Urban Renewal through Entrepreneurship. The SURE™ Program is an education program that serves aspiring local entrepreneurs from underserved communities and Veterans in the Houston area. ECDC student attorneys give presentations on business law topics at SURE™ Program events, and the ECDC receives referrals of potential clients through the SURE™ Program.
The ECDC also receives referrals of potential clients from the University of Houston Small Business Development Center and SCORE Houston