Best Small Business Resources in the Idaho Falls Area

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Starting a business is a life-changing experience. Idaho has dozens of great resources to help entrepreneurs get started. Our team researched and vetted organizations in the Idaho Falls area and compiled our list of recommended resources in this article.

You can also read our guide to starting a business in Idaho.

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Idaho Innovation Center

Here are the Principle Service Areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Coworking
  • Networking

Description

Idaho Innovation Center operates as both an incubator and an accelerator through providing a wide variety of coworking spaces and other amenities.  Their facility range from spaces that that can accommodate teams of a few to spaces with several thousand square feet.  Other resources such as conference space and office supplies are on board as well, and the center also provides opportunities for one-on-one mentoring and various entrepreneur-oriented events.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

2300 North Yellowstone
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
208-523-1026


Idaho Falls SCORE

Here are the Principle Service Areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Business Planning
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Networking

Offers Free Service

Description

SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives) is a leading, nation-wide organization that has assisted millions of entrepreneurs over its 50+ years of operation. SCORE is a resource partner of the SBA that offers access to a network of experienced business leaders who donate time to mentor entrepreneurs and small business owners. They also host free or inexpensive workshops online and at 300 local chapters around the United States. Mentoring can be conducted either in person or remotely and is always free and confidential, no matter how often you take advantage of this service.


Region VI Idaho SBDC

Here are the Principle Service Areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Business Planning
  • Financial

Offers Free Service

Description

The greatest strength of the SBDC is their free, confidential, 1-on-1 business mentoring for anyone who seeks it. Sometimes in order to be considered for mentoring from one of their professional business advisors, you may have to attend a class/workshop or at least present your business plan. SBDC's are located all throughout the state and you should use the SBDC closest to your location if possible, but you can often transfer to a different location if they do not fit your needs.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

2300 North Yellowstone Highway
Idaho Falls, ID 83401