Small Business Report Richardson offers a proven business environment for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Hear why Tim Tieu, owner of The Drawing Board and recipient of our 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, chose us as the location for his businesses: Access to Growth Capital The REDD can help connect you with access to state and federal funding, equity funding, SBA loans and other possible financing possibilities. Access to Talent We're home to the University of Texas at Dallas - the most selective public university in Texas. The REDD has an ongoing affiliation with UT Dallas. Access to Real Estate Among our more than 40 million square feet of flex, industry and office space are many opportunities for companies to find the right fit, including space in the 1,200-acre Richardson Innovation Quarter (IQ). For more information, contact us.