Start a Business
Helping new businesses launch is something we do quite well in Greater Peoria. Utilize these area startup resources.
Get Started at The Illinois SBDC
The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides free business counseling and low-cost training programs for existing and startup businesses in Central Illinois. Services include:
Guidance through business startup steps
Training on how to write a Business Plan
Critique and suggestions on Business Plan content
Analysis of feasibility of new business ideas.
Provide low cost marketing ideas.
Referrals to area professional services providers and lending institutions
Jumpstart Your Business Idea & Join the Startup Greater Peoria Community
Startup GP is growing a community of thinkers, doers and innovators in Central Illinois. Startup GP provides training, collaboration, and mentorship in order to connect all sorts of talents and sprout startups. Get plugged in by attending one of Startup GP’s many events.