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Learning how to get started, what resources you will need, and who you need to connect with are essential elements for the entrepreneur.  Access assistance, support, funding, development, and training opportunities customized for large, small, or start up business needs.


Browse categories and find valuable resources to assist in building, supporting, and sustaining your ideas.


Connect with a business mentor.  Participate in a StartUp Boot Camp program.  Meet with a professional with entrepreneurial expertise via StartUp NCW Office Hour.


Find upcoming networking, training, and entrepreneurship opportunities.


Apply for funds to attend conferences, events, or workshops outside of the North Central Washington region.

StartUp North Central Washington

Through the Washington State Department of Commerce’s StartUp 365 Washington initiative, StartUp NCW offers entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses a suite of consulting, mentoring, and educational programs and services designed to jump start and grow local businesses.  On this site, you’ll find a wealth of resources, links, information, and connections that will help you be the next Washington State success story.

Wenatchee Valley College Center For Entrepreneurship

Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship

The mission of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Wenatchee Valley College is to assist existing and future entrepreneurs by providing a one-stop access point for regional resources in training, business development, networking and doing business in North Central Washington.

StartUp Washington

StartUp Washington

Spearheaded by the Washington State Department of Commerce, the state’s startup and entrepreneur strategy is designed to strengthen communities through the cultivation and retention of economic and intellectual wealth.  Our goal with is to re-energize these communities and businesses with the entrepreneurial spirit, whether they are large or small.

North Central Washington

North Central Washington

The NCW Economic Development District’s mission is to promote diversification and development of existing and potential economic opportunities that enhance the stability and future of the NCW region. The NCW EDD is responsible for regional economic development strategy and planning and collaborates with various private and public agencies to accomplish this goal.

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