Entrepreneurs create companies and innovations that drive economic growth. That's why we believe it's important to work with entrepreneurs to ensure they know about the services and programs that exist to support them.
Business Concierge Service
More Entrepreneurial Assistance
A number of technical assistance resources are available to help entrepreneurs, including services that provide business counseling, business research and professional development. Here are some links:
Center for Business - provides opportunities for professional development, business counseling, entrepreneurial support and much more.
Small Business Development Center - offers businesses assistance with loan packaging and financial projections; business plan writing; and business counseling programs.
Great River Biz - is an online source for research and information to support area entrepreneurism.
Great River Region Entrepreneurial Technical Assistance - a regional collaboration to put on events for entrepreneurs.
MyEntre.net - access to topical webinars, business research on demand, and much more.
Business License Information Center - find Iowa business license and compliance requirements.
Innovation Support Program - provides assistance with technology transfer, research, proof of commercial relevance and access to financial assistance.
Financing for Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs located or locating in Greater Burlington have access to a number of financial and capital assistance programs. Additionally, entrepreneurial projects that will create jobs may qualify for traditional economic development project incentives.