SCORE offers several services to help start a small business or to make a small business more profitable including individual counseling, mentoring, workshops, and seminars.
The Kent Regional Business Alliance (KRBA) is a team of Northeast Ohio organizations dedicated to promoting small business in Ohio. KRBA provides services (including free business consulting) and products for both growing businesses and people who want to start their own business in Northeast Ohio.
The Ohio Business Gateway (OBG) is about making government accessible to you and your business by helping you find the information and services you need to keep your business thriving in Ohio.
OBG Electronic Filing offers Ohio's businesses a time-and money-saving online filing and payment system that helps simplify business' relationship with government agencies.
This is a direct link to the Ohio Department of Development
The Small Business Council makes sure that small businesses have a big voice at the Chamber and in the Columbus Region.
The Small Business Development Centers Network of Ohio is the premier technical assistance program for Ohio’s small businesses. The network is provided through a partnership between the Ohio Department of Development, the U.S. Small Business Administration and selected Ohio chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, and economic development agencies.
This is a direct link to the SmallBusiness3 website. It provides information geared towards anyone interested in starting their own business including local resources.
SBA offers information on small business loans, grants, bonds and other financial assistance. Find out which method of financing is right for you.