The Resources

Small Business Development – City of Boston

“Our team provides all small businesses owners and entrepreneurs with the tools and guidance to successfully start, grow, and build a business in Boston. ” They also provide loans to new and existing businesses for $10,000 to $100,000. More information on these Neighborhood Business Access (NBA) Loans can be found here.

Small Business Administration – U.S Federal Government

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.

Media Cause – Private

A Full Service Digital Agency helping nonprofits, foundations, international NGOs, educators, social enterprises, and good causes accelerate their growth and impact.

Massachusetts Office of Business Development – Commonwealth of Massachusetts

We serve small businesses and entrepreneurs wishing to start or grow a business in Massachusetts. MOBD’s regional directors can connect your business to the resources it needs.

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce – Private

Committed to contributing to our members’ success, helping people succeed and grow professionally, driving the region’s economic growth and prosperity.

Fiverr – Private

Freelance services for the lean entrepreneur

Fairmount Innovation Lab – Private

Fairmount Innovation Lab (FIL) promotes inclusive innovation, creative and social enterprise, and entrepreneurship in the Boston community.

SCORE – Private

We offer free counseling and mentoring to those who wish to start or build existing businesses in the Greater Boston area.  Counseling can occur at our main office in Boston, at many Locations in the greater Boston area or at a mutually convenient time and place.

MassDevelopment –  Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The state’s economic development and finance agency, works with businesses, nonprofits, financial institutions, and communities to stimulate economic growth across the Commonwealth. Explore resources and opportunities for real estate development and finance, including specialty programs for Gateway Citiesbrownfieldsmanufacturersemerging technology companiescultural facilities, and others.

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