Resources for

New Businesses

The following list of resources are designed to fit the needs of businesses ready to

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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.

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

Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST)-Structures and Licenses for Startups

Learn how to choose the right legal structure for your startup, form that legal structure, and obtain the required business licenses. BEST-Structures and Licenses for Startups is a $99 course. Scholarships are available.

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Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST)-Structures and Licenses for Startups

Business Resource Hotline

Free Business Resource Hotline. Just call the number during business hours (M-F 9:30 am - 3:30 pm PST) and a live person will assist you with your questions and direct you to current resources available in Washington State..

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Business Resource Hotline

Intro to Business Startup

Intro to Business is available at no cost for all residents of Washington state.

This no cost course is intended to help get you started on the right path for your entrepreneurial journey. It will present 8 steps for you to take to start your business.

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Intro to Business Startup

Quick Startup Program

Approved applicants will receive a $1500 grant to cover cost of the training and annual E-Commerce subscription fee.

Do you have a product or service you're ready to sell online? Quick Startup will set you up with the tools and technical training to build and launch your online storefront!

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Quick Startup Program