Our professional consultants can help guide you:

Formulate your IDEA into a profitable business CONCEPT by guiding clients through business planning, start up costs, and identifying opportunities.

START-UP your business, have a grand opening and ribbon cutting so you can begin generating and tracking revenue!

SCALE your business once you have established revenue and balanced risk so you may EXPAND!

GROW your mature company in our ever-developing market!

START UP Business

Not in business and/or in business no more than two years

STEP 1:

  • Jumpstart Orientation: to learn more about the business center & tips for starting a business.
  • Business Essentials
    • Vision Mapping
  • Marketing Essentials
    • Branding 101
    • Marketing Strategies
  • Finance Essentials
    • Financial Projections
    • Business Loans 101
    • Credit 101

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Classes are open to the public, please reserve your seat now!

STEP 2:

After Jumpstart Orientation you will be assigned a consultant that you will keep in contact with you for business plan review, loan feasibility, and/or slated classes for your business.

STEP 3:

Once you have started your business plan and attended START UP classes you will meet with your consultant that has been assigned to you.

If You Are An Existing Business?

2+ years of revenue generation

Request to become a client via our website and return the intake packet to us. This will include revenue / sales and profit or loss information. Your confidential business file will be started at intake.

Any Potential Client: 

If you have not started your business plan the SBA has a template online:
https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/write-your-business-plan

If you are interested in loan feasibility, please pull your credit history in preparation for your appointment. You may also look at your credit score for a small fee.
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/index.action

Looking for Non-Profit assistance?

Please contact Business Link NC

http://blnc.gov/

How to start a 501c3

http://www.ncnonprofits.org/learn/start-a-nonprofit

We thank our funding partners, US Small Business AdministrationCity of Fayetteville and Cumberland County, for their continued financial support to our WBC  and Small Business programs!

Are You A Food Truck Business?:

WELCOME TO OUR FOOD TRUCK UNIVERSITY

  • Food Truck U: Social Media
  • Food Truck U: Menu 101 & Cost Per Unit

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Classes are open to the public, please reserve your seat now!