Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region (seCTer)
The Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region is committed to providing assistance to regional entrepreneurs and existing small businesses. We want to help you be successful. If you are an aspiring or existing business owner, use the growing list below directing you to planning and help from local experts. For aspiring business owners, we suggest that you first visit Getting Started and Writing your Business Plan.
Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board
The Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) works with local, state, and federal legislators, chief elected officials and businesses to ensure that the constantly changing needs of the Eastern Connecticut’s employers and job-seekers are met in a manner that keeps Eastern Connecticut at the forefront of industry and technology.
Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, member based organization that fosters and promotes business for its members. Our focus is, and always will be, to better our community through our programs, our events, and our commitment to our members in the services we provide. Our focus is keenly concentrated on how we can help improve the community of the greater Mystic area.
Here you can access valuable information on the many programs and services we offer to help businesses grow and succeed, revitalize communities and neighborhoods, and ensure quality housing.
Connecticut Economic Resource Center
If you are starting, expanding or relocating a business in Connecticut, chances are you have questions - and we've got the answers. Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) makes it easy for you to learn what you need to know about doing business in our state. Every year, we handle thousands of inquiries, and surveys show we have satisfied customers.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly 50 years.
U.S. Small Business Administration
Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.