Startup Partners

The startup partners listed below offer programs and services to startups throughout Connecticut. The advice, expertise and information that they provide can help you successfully launch your business.

Small Business Development Center is a statewide program that provide management and technical assistance to startup businesses. There are regional service centers throughout Connecticut in addition to online learning opportunities. 

SCORE provides free, ongoing mentoring, and real-world advice and know-how. The Western Connecticut chapter has mentors with decades of executive and entrepreneurial experience who can help you grow or start your business.  

Connecticut Licensing Info Center provides quick and easy access to licensing and registration information needed to start your business. They also have information on trade, occupational, recreational and personal licensing. 

Small Business Administration provides a variety of programs and support services to small businesses throughout the country. Their programs and services include financial assistance, counseling, training, and contracting assistance. 

CTNext supports a statewide network of entrepreneurial support organizations dedicated to advancing the success of Connecticut startups. They help entrepreneurs connect with the right services and programs to help them gain a competitive advantage.