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StartUp North Central Washington

StartUp NCW is an affiliate program of Startup Washington, an initiative developed by the Washington State Department of Commerce’s Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness. StartUp Washington focuses on providing tools, resources and practical education to startup communities and entrepreneurs with the goal of keeping entrepreneurial talent in Washington’s rural and urban areas.

StartUp NCW is part of a program of StartUp Washington that is dedicated to the practical integration of programming and the sharing of resources in a rural entrepreneurial ecosystem.  Through the Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship, StartUp NCW is working to develop a thriving and robust entrepreneurial community that encompasses all of North Central Washington.

Explore the StartUp NCW website to learn more about the entrepreneurial activities taking place in North Central Washington communities and the resources available to entrepreneurs looking to build and grow startups.

Getting Started

Learning how to get started, what resources you will need, who you need to connect with, and more are essential elements for the entrepreneur.  Connect with Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship to get started.

Get Started
Networking

Building relationships, making connections, and sharing your story are critical to getting your business going and keeping it sustained.  One way is to attend or participate in 1 Million Cups Wenatchee Valley: a monthly event that brings entrepreneurs and the community together over coffee and conversations.

1 Million Cups
Training

Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship can provide you and your business with customized training to meet the needs of your staff and customers.

Training
Events

Check out the StartUp NCW Calendar of Events page to find workshops, networking venues, educational opportunities, and more!

Events Calendar
Resources

Business plan counseling, assistance, funding, business license, permits, and more!  StartUp NCW provides a directory of resources available for the entrepreneur to grow and sustain a business in North Central Washington.

Resources
Mentorship

A mentor can increase your chance of success by offering business knowledge and guidance.  With a mentor you can connect to address challenges and build your business.

Mentorship
Wenatchee Valley CollegeCenter for Entrepreneurship

Wenatchee Valley CollegeCenter 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.

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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.

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North Central WashingtonEconomic Development District

North Central WashingtonEconomic Development District

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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