Why an online business intelligence tool?
Although large companies can afford to hire expensive management consultants or employ in-house analysts, small businesses can’t afford to do so and often wouldn’t know how to make sense of the data even if it was available to them. Yet in today’s information economy, a business without access to information risks having stunted economic productivity. Therefore we’ve created a tool for small business that:
Millions of Data points
We super-crunch over 15 million to provide the same data BIG businesses use to optimize decision-making
Simple to Use
There’s no need to know your NAICS or SIC codes. Simply search for your industry type by name
Insights Report Generator
It’s important to be able to record and share your findings. Therefore you can generate a PDF report of your insights
Small Business Owners need a tool that is available when they are. SizeUp provides access after hours or weekends when businesses need it
Small Business Resources Directory
Database of local, state, federal, and community resources. Filter by “Disaster Relief” to find immediate support for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Access Resources Directory
Small Business Needs Assessment
The Economic Development Department connected with Austin’s small business community through a Small Business Needs Assessment. Participants provided insights on learning preferences, business growth needs, and pandemic impacts. Read the Small Business Needs Assessment overview and results.
Start a Business
A great first step for you is to attend our BizAid Business Orientation online. This free class serves as an introduction to resources available to small business owners as well as the various government agencies or organizations that you may need to reach out to along the way.
The City of Austin offers a variety of several programs for a variety of fields.