Best Small Business Resources in the Wichita Area

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

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

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e2e Wichita

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E2e offers 2 different accelerator programs as well as an incubation/coworking program. The accelerator has a three-stage approach that focuses on market analysis and development, organizational development and leadership, and acceleration. It provides entrepreneurs with mentors and networking with alumni. The incubation program offers coworking space and the amenities that go along with it (printing, internet access, etc.).

 

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110 S Main, Suite 101
Wichita, KS 67202
316-361-0323


Kansas SBDC at WSU

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Offers Free Service

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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.

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Labor Party

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Labor Party is a coworking space that provides office spaces with basic amenities (printers, kitchen, cleaning service, etc.). It also hosts social events for members that range from networking lunches to art shows. Membership levels are simplified and offer three tiers: daily and monthly coworking, and dedicated private offices.

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216 N Mosley
Wichita, KS 67202
316-712-4623
hello@labor-party.com


Wichita SCORE

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Offers Free Service

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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.

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