Get access to free small business resources from the Library.
LibGuide: Getting Started in Entrepreneurship is the ultimate guidebook for someone who is thinking about starting a business in the Charlotte and Mecklenburg County area.
Supporting Black-owned business is critical during the pandemic.
THE LIBRARY OFFERS MANY RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES GET STARTED AS WELL AS PROVIDE RESOURCES TO HELP KEEP YOU UP AND RUNNING
Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes, and more. An easy-to-browse interface mapped to four key stages - plan, fund, start, and manage. Includes access to over 700 business plans with new plans added monthly. Also includes a collection of business ebooks, journals, magazines, and directories listing thousands of associations and consultants.
This step-by-step planning tool can be used for starting, managing, and optimizing a business. The program's intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration; Entrepreneur Profile, Business Ideation, Break-Even Analysis, Business Plans and Financial Projections. Tools to help develop a comprehensive plan for any business or nonprofit.
Your Charlotte SBA: national assistance in a local office. Find workshops and experts to help you in your buisness plans.
Experienced volunteer business professionals who serve the greater Charlotte area, as part of the nation’s premier mentoring organization for small business.
Provides one-on-one consultations at no cost, customized licensing information, employer and business structure forms, referrals to state agencies and more.