Small Business Resources
Where to Start
- U.S. Small Business Administration
- Indiana Small Business Development Center - They assist Indiana entrepreneurs and small businesses through one-on-one counseling, education and business resources.
- Ascent - Ascent, a free e-learning platform launched by the Small Business Administration, walks women entrepreneurs through the process of starting and running a business.
There are videos, infographics and other tools available.
- INBIZ (Secretary of State & Dept. of Revenue) - INBiz is Indiana’s one-stop resource for registering and managing your business and ensuring it complies with state laws and regulations.
In partnering with the Secretary of State, Department of Workforce Development and the Department of Revenue, INBiz has created a comprehensive portal that provides a streamlined
and expedited process for your business needs.
Supporting Local Organizations
- Score - SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation. No matter what stage your business is at SCORE has a mentor for you. Easily request a mentor to help you start, grow, or transition your business today!
- Aspire Johnson County - Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance drives economic development and business success in Johnson County, Indiana and southern Indianapolis.
- Find a Mentor - We lead the area’s business community by leveraging community development opportunities and providing comprehensive member services for entrepreneurs, small businesses and large corporations.