Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Interested in starting your own business? If so, the resources on this page may help you get started.


Opportunity Inc. may be able to help you start your own business. As a member of the Virginia Employment Through Entrepreneurship Consortium (VETEC), a US Department of Labor funded initiative, Opportunity Inc. will provide entrepreneurship training, mentorship and other services to 250 Hampton Roads area adult and dislocated workers eligible for services under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). This  brand new program, called Launch Hampton Roads, is scheduled startSpring 2013.  For details on Launch Hampton Roads and to request more information, please click HERE.

US Small Business Administration (SBA)
Start-Up Tools
VA Department of Business Assistance (DBA)
DBA Homepage
Steps to starting a new business
VA Business One-Stop
Small Business Resource Guide

Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Starting a Business in VA
VA Guide toEstablishing a Business, 2011-12

State Corporation Commission
Entity Formation

Virginia Employment Commission
VA Business Resource Directory, 2006

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