START YOUR BUSINESS

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Where do I Start?

If you are interested in starting a business, our team of counselors can provide you with the expertise and resources you need to make informed decisions and succeed. Our services include:

  • Free confidential one-on-one counseling. See Request Counseling Button below. If you are already a client go directly to the Make an Appointment button. 

  • Free Smart Start Video Series.  This is a great start led by our Center Director, Sue Pitts.  You will fill out a brief form to gain access and we will be in touch to help along the way. See sign-up button below.

  • Download or free Guide To Starting a Business in Iowa. You will fill out a brief form and we will be in touch to help along the way.  See the button below. 

How Does The SBDC Help? 

If you have a business plan or just an idea you want to explore further, here are a few ways we can help:

  • Explore your business idea

  • Assist with market research and business planning through Business Model Canvas

  • Review your business plan

  • Select a business entity

  • Prepare for meeting with lenders

  • Licensing

  • Establish core accounting practices

  • Assist in setting up management and operations processes

  • Assist with Online presence and marketing

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