Looking for funding and business support in Arizona? Being the #1 in the nation for entrepreneurial activity Arizona has all the resources needed to help your small business thrive such as Small Business Services (SBS), SBIR/STTR Resource Center, Venture Madness, and more!
START, OPERATE AND GROW A BUSINESS IN ARIZONA
Small Business Services (SBS) has a dual focus. First to provide information on business licensing and statewide resources for every stage of business development and second– to serve as an advocate by developing policies and programs addressing the needs of small businesses. SBS works closely with entrepreneurs, government officials, community leaders, and business organizations, focusing on support and opportunities for Arizona’s small, minority-, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises.
Need to find out more on how you can get help with your small business in AZ check out SBS here: https://www.azcommerce.com/programs/small-business-services/
Through the SBIR/STTR resource center The Arizona Commerce Authority helps educate Arizona Small Businesses and connect them with resources to better compete for funding through the SBIR/STTR program. With workshops/libraries/lab resources and more, the SBIR/STTR resource center will be there with you every step of the way.
Ready for your workshop? Sign up here:
Remember the Arizona Innovation Challenge?
Venture Madness is an innovative startup competition presented by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority. The event pits 64 of the region’s most promising ventures against one other in an exciting bracket-style, head-to-head competition. 32 companies come from the open competition – 32 come from our Arizona Innovation Challenge
Live, do-or-die pitches from the select 16 culminate in a competition where companies will pitch their way through the bracket before a panel of judges and the public who will determine the best of the best!
Got what it takes to win?
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