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4 Great Connecticut Startup Assistance Resources

Startup Assistance Resources

Starting a business in Connecticut may end up being one of the most challenging events of your life but know that when all is said and done, having a solid plan for your future’s security will be worth all the time you’ve dedicated and cost you’ve spent to establish a business.

Know though that starting a business does not have to be done alone. There are tons of startup assistance resources to assist you so be practical and utilize these to your best advantage. Below are four great resources to get you started right now!


1) Connecticut Business Counseling

Hold a Meeting with Your Board of DirectorsA startup business needs valuable business counseling from seasoned entrepreneurs and experienced counsellors simply because they provide constructive insights as to various aspects of business dealings. In Connecticut, the Connecticut Small Business Development Center operates just for this purpose.

At the CTSBDC, business owners get no-cost Connecticut business counseling on how to get their business started or how to expand it. In addition, the CTSBDC has also taken a step further in helping business owners meet esteemed business advisors through their Virtual CTBSBDC program.


2) Free Connecticut Resources from Startup Savant

Startup SavantStartup Savant knows how it’s such a struggle starting a business in Connecticut with only a great idea in tow. We understand how there’s that struggle to continue your dreams for the future or just altogether stop, so we make sure that you choose the former.

Through our Connecticut guides, you can learn how to turn your business idea into a working business. From forming an LLC in Connecticut to financing a business, you can use these resources free of charge.


3) Counseling and Mentoring at the Local Connecticut SCORE

Choose the Initial DirectorsAnother one of the great resources for Connecticut entrepreneurs is the local Connecticut SCORE – both Western and Southern chapter.

Aside from the standard mentoring and counseling from trusted business experts, CT SCORE also provides a variety of workshops, both local and online, and several business templates and tools you can make use of. In addition, a host of resources complete with links are also provided to help small businesses in Connecticut.


4) Free Online Resources from the Small Business Administration

Continue Learning as a Business OwnerAs part of the federal government’s effort to encourage small business development, a section of the SBA in Connecticut was established.

With the establishment of the Connecticut SBA, aspiring entrepreneurs now have a go-to when they want to start a small business in Connecticut. From expert counseling sessions to loans and loans guarantee to state and local resources, you can find every resource to get your business going.


Wrapping Up and Moving Forward

If you want to start a small business in Connecticut, you have to work for it the best that you can. However, it doesn’t mean that you work on it alone. Be a practical business startup owner by using resources. Sometimes, a resourceful business owner can go a long way in developing his business.

Yes, starting a new business is relatively tough and challenging, but always remember that nothing is impossible with hard work, a great plan, and using the best resources you can find.

About Liesha Petrovich

Liesha is a small business owner of 20 years, host of Startup Savant, the owner of a karate dojo in Maine, and creator of Work Mobly. During free time she's with her family and working on a Doctorate in Entrepreneurship.