Best Small Business Resources in the Lebanon Area

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

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

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Dartmouth Regional Technology Center

Here are the Principle Service Areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Business Planning
  • Financial
  • Product Development

Description

The Dartmouth Regional Technology Center is a non-profit organization founded in 2004, equipped with ample resources and services to achieve its mission of assisting and fostering startups in the area. The center is spread over a large area, offering services in business planning, product development as well as well as searching for funding. Its incubator program is comprehensive and a great launch pad for any startup entrepreneurs.

Restrictions

Industry restriction on start-ups and technology-oriented businesses.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Centerra Resource Park, 16 Cavendish Court
Lebanon, NH 03766
603-643-5174
wonda@hazenhill.com


BEDCO-GCEDC Lebanon

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.


DEN Dartmouth College

Here are the Principle Service Areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Business Planning
  • Coworking

Offers Free Service

Description

The DEN at Dartmouth College campus is a great incubator space with many programs, from short-term entrepreneurship focused courses to in-house incubator program and also providing opportunities for one-on-one mentoring for individuals needing more attention. 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

4 Currier Place, Suite 107
Hanover, NH 03755
603-646-8888
den@darthmouth.edu


Lebanon 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.


TREAT Rehabilitation Entrepreneur Fellowship Program

Here are the Principle Service Areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Business Planning
  • Product Development

Offers Free Service

Description

The Center for Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology is an organization that notices barriers in the commercializing process for technology and services that can help improve the livelihoods of disabled people. The TREAT Entrepreneur Fellowship Program aims to fill this gap by accepting entrepreneurs who have ideas for turning technology that can be of use to rehabilitation through mentoring programs, monthly meetings, and providing ample resources and support to accepted entrepreneurs.

Restrictions

Specific focus on medical rehabilitation related industries and has a selective application process.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

10 Water Street, Suite 410
Lebanon, NH 03766
603-448-2367
info@treatcenter.org