Best Small Business Resources in the Martinsburg Area

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

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

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Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Incubator

Here are the Principle Service Areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Business Planning
  • Research

Description

Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship and Economic Development's Incubator is part of Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College; the incubator program provides aspiring entrepreneurs with thorough research-rich resources and educational opportunities. One-on-one coaching on site is also offered as part of the incubator services.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, 316 Eastern Drive
Moorefield, WV 26836
304-434-8000 x 232
smurphy@eastern.wvnet.edu


Eastern Panhandle 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:

202 Viking Way
Martinsburg, WV 25401


Martinsburg 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.


The Martinburgh's Hub

Here are the Principle Service Areas:

  • Coworking
  • Networking

Description

The Martinsburg Hub is a modern and collaborative coworking space, equipped with all the office amenities entrepreneurs could wish for. With a wide range of conference rooms and office spaces, as well as an on-site restaurant that caters frequent networking events, the Hub provides a great space for entrepreneurs to place themselves in.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

126 E. Burke St.
Martinsburg, WV 25401
304-707-5605
info@themartinsburghub.com

HOURS OF OPERATION:

MON - FRI:  8 am – 5 pm