Hello Alice

Whether you’ve owned a business for years or you just had a brilliant idea in the shower, Hello Alice is here to help you start and grow your company. Hello Alice works by matching you with opportunities, resources, and funding locally and online, that will help you start and grow a business.


Hello Alice (helloalice.com) helps businesses launch and grow. A free multi-channel platform powered by machine learning, Hello Alice guides business owners by providing access to funding, networks, and services. Through a network of more than 365,000 companies in all 50 states and across the globe, Hello Alice is building the largest community of business owners in the country while tracking data and trends to increase owner success rate. Hello Alice partners with enterprise business services, government agencies, and institutions looking to serve small and medium business owners to ensure increased revenues and to provide the best possible experience for owners who want to start or grow their companies. Founded in 2017 by Elizabeth Gore and Carolyn Rodz, Hello Alice believes in business for all — by providing access to all owners, especially women, people of color, military-connected individuals, the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities. Hello Alice exists to serve every American with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Services Provided

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Tax Services
  • Valuation

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Grant Funding (Specialty)
  • Technology Grants


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring (Specialty)

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based (Specialty)
  • Geographically Based (Specialty)
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Technical Assistance

  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Human Resources Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator (Specialty)
Contact Information
Sophia ZIsook
1702 Taylor St
Unit 101
Houston, TX 77007