Small Business Center Network
Take advantage of the wide variety of classes offered through North Carolina’s Small Business Network (SBCN). Workshops, courses and seminars are offered through Nash Community College and Edgecombe Community College.
You can find more information on upcoming classes by visiting the North Carolina SBCN website.
Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce
If you want to know how to start a business in Rocky Mount, the area chamber of commerce has an extensive array of resources and expertise available to help and encourage you.
The organization’s website keeps an up-to-date-listing of upcoming events.
SpringBoard NC fosters and supports entrepreneurship in this area. It offers advisory services, access to funding sources and networking prospects. Those interested can visit the SpringBoardNC Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rocky Mount/Edgecombe Community Development Corporation
Minorities hoping to open a small business can take advantage of the services and training offered through the Rocky Mount / Edgecombe Community Development Corporation. This organization provides counseling, technical assistance and accounting to local entrepreneurs.
Comprehensive Resources for Small Business Owners
In addition to the organizations listed above, following are some more useful resources:
- Investment guide for historic downtown Rocky Mount
- The North Carolina Small Business Resource Guide
- The U.S. Small Business Administration
- SCORE (Free business mentoring and information)
- Start-up calculator (from Entrepreneur magazine)
- Break even calculator (from Entrepreneur magazine)
- Cash flow calculator (from Entrepreneur magazine)