- Business Plan Development
- Business Management
- Marketing Strategy
- Financial Management
- Professional & Technical Referrals
- Information & Resources
Our goal is to accelerate Ohio's economy by helping people start, sustain and grow their businesses. Our Vision is to help transform Ohio into an innovative, entrepreneurial-based culture.
Ohio's 1st Stop Business Connection provides start-up business kits.
Information on starting, financing and expanding a business. Includes "How to Start a Business on a Shoestring Budget", a free online training course for entrepreneurs.
The U.S. Business Advisor provides one-stop access to Federal government information, services and transactions.
Comparisons to industry standards
General business issues/how to's
Free census lookups
Demographic reports / lifestyle characteristics / free Zip Code information.
Business listings / location of competitors within radius of business.
Dun & Bradstreet data and free prospecting lists.
Free Credit Report, small charge for Credit Score.
Ohio vendor's license information and forms.
Ohio business name registration, filing forms for LLC or S Corporation.
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation forms.
Center for Innovative Food Technology
The Goering Center for Family and Private Business.