Do you have a great idea for opening your own business?
These community resources can help you develop your idea, create a business plan, find what licenses and certifications you may need, learn how to set up accounts, search for appropriate finances, and much more.
Chamber of Commerce
Central Piedmont Small Business Center 704-330-6736
Small Business & Technology Development Center 704-548-1090
Small Business Administration
Self-Help Credit Union 704-409-5900
Metrolina Minority Contractors' Association 704-332-9383 http://www.mmcaofcharlotte.org
Metrolina Entrepreneurial Council www.mec.org
City of Charlotte Business Assistant
National Association of the Self-Employed-Linda Gaddy
Count-Me-In (small business loans for women)