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Small Business Websites

  • InsYght is a free service that connects you to business resources in your area. InsYght matches you with entrepreneur tools based on your unique profile requirements. Start an account today!
  • Michigan Business One-Stop - Offers information on helpful business organizations in your area and their essential Guide to Starting a Small Business in Michigan, among other helpful resources!
  • MI-SBTDC - The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center offers an abundance of free and low-cost resources to small businesses, whether you're an established business or just starting out.
  • SCORE - The Service Corps of Retired Executives- SCORE provides mentoring and training to entrepeneurs from business executives who know their stuff. Sign up to meet with a SCORE mentor at the Cromaine Library by calling (810) 632-5200 ex. 104
  • SPARK - Accelerates development of start-ups and small business incubators through training, support and funding. Click here to see a list of venture capital and angel funding firms in the Ann Arbor area, from SPARK's website.
  • PTAC - The Procurement Technical Assistance Centers of Michigan provides local businesses with the resources and know-how to successfully obtain government contracts.
  • IRS - Provides helpful tax information for small businesses.
  • CEED - The Center for Empowerment and Economic Development focuses on assisting start-up or expanding businesses with an emphasis on woman-owned or minority-owned businesses. Training and microloan programs provided.
  • The New Enterprise Forum - Linking entrepreneurs with management expertise, joint venture partners, business services, capital, and other critical resources- located in Ann Arbor, MI.
  • SBA - The U.S. Small Business Administration website has an abundance of information for business owners- click this link for information regarding their Michigan office.
  • USDA - USDA Rural Development and Business Programs.  Provides grants and loans for rural areas.
  • Food System Economic Partnership - Provides information on how to get local foods into your small business and support sustainable food practices.
  • Business.gov - Provides one-stop access to federal government info, services and transactions; includes business resource library.