Resources for

New Businesses

Learn About Finance and Accounting

Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST)-Accounting for Startups

$99 Scholarships are available

Business resiliency and success are created with a strong accounting platform. For most business owners accounting is the least favorite business activity. It is, unfortunately, the most important. This course will guide you step by step through setting up and maintaining a strong accounting system.

Learn MoreGet Started
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST)-Accounting for Startups

Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST)-Business Plan Writing for Startups

BEST is listed at $249, but cost for the program is based on location. Scholarship funding offered when available.

BEST was developed to guide new entrepreneurs through the process of starting a business while writing a business plan at the same time.

Learn MoreGet Started
Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST)-Business Plan Writing for Startups

City of Olympia Business Growth and Startup Support

The City of Olympia provides scholarships and grant funding for many of the programs of the Center for Business & Innovation for existing businesses and startups in Olympia.

Learn MoreGet Started
City of Olympia Business Growth and Startup Support

Let’s Talk Business

Let's Talk Business is a no-cost bi-monthly webinar and podcast series. View upcoming events.

The WCWB presents a no cost bi-monthly webinars series featuring business professionals from across the State of Washington with various expertise.

Learn MoreGet Started
Let’s Talk Business

Mastermind

Mastermind is a no-cost resource.

This monthly training and networking series provides businesses access to subject matter expert speakers to dive deeper into specific relevant business topics and their practical application. Business owners interact with experts and peers to discuss topics and identify opportunities for business growth.

Learn MoreGet Started
Mastermind

WCWB Business Coaching

WCWB Coaching services are available at no cost to all business owners in Washington state.

The WCWB offers no cost one-on-one business coaching with professionals experienced in business startup, finance, accounting, marketing, and operations.

Learn MoreGet Started
WCWB Business Coaching