Ohio Small Business Resources

Starting and running a small business requires resources. There are businesses, government groups, and nonprofits ready to help you.

We’ve compiled state and local resources and our own tools and guides to help you run a successful small business in Ohio.

Use our Ohio Small Business Resources guide to get started.

Starting a business? Get access to small business resources and support when you start an LLC with Northwest ($29 + State Fees).

Statewide Small Business Resources in Ohio

These small business resources offer tools for starting, maintaining, and growing your business.



The Ohio SBDC delivers comprehensive support for entrepreneurs, including business planning, marketing strategy development, and financial management advice, catalyzing business growth and success.

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Ohio SBA


The Ohio SBA provides access to capital, entrepreneurial development programs, counseling, market research, and advocacy, aiding in business sustainability and expansion.

Columbus District

Cleveland District

Ohio Secretary of State Business Services


Find resources for starting and maintaining your business entity in Ohio.

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