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The Center offers free and low-cost programs, designed to offer personalized services that will help you from startup to expansion. Learn about small business advising, technical assistance programs, and the Women's Business Center.

One-on-one Small Business advising:

Small business advisors help entrepreneurs with access to capital, marketing, business planning, and more.
  • Business planning
  • Access to capital, including loan packaging
  • Learning how to start a small business 
  • Marketing
  • Business advising at the Entrepreneurial Center helps small businesses succeed.Government contracting
  • Exporting
  • Financial planning
  • and much more!

Book your appointment today by calling 860.768.5681 or clicking here. Appointments are available face-to-face, by telephone, email, or virtually in Hartford, East Hartford, Manchester, and New Haven.

Technical Assistance Programs:

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All EC-WBC programs and services are provided for persons with disabilities on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Click here to request accommodations.