Helping North Carolina Small Businesses

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Small businesses continue to make important contributions to our national economy. Within the United States, small businesses, represent more than 99.7% of all employers, employ almost half of all private sector employees, and account for 39.7% of the total U.S. private sector payroll. In addition, small businesses are significant generators of new jobs.

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Small business’ contribution to the US economy include:

Despite the huge impact small businesses have on our economy, financing a startup or securing capital for an innovative business or funding a growing one remain one of the top 3 challenges that small businesses face.

Within this website you will find critical information on understanding the different types of financing and funding available to small businesses, instructions, and guidelines on preparing to seek out funding and a searchable database of funding/financing resource.

Beyond this website’s information and resources, we encourage you to reach out to one of the SBTDC business counselors for further information and tactics in approaching various funding sources.

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

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