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Small Business Resources

Quick links to local, state and national organizations that can help your business succeed

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1000 Four Platform

1000 Four is a community first platform developed by Hatch with the modern entrepreneurial experience in mind. Real interactions with other entrepreneurs and an on-demand ready-to-use educational library. The platform is available FREE to Currituck County entrepreneurs and business owners.

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Currituck Chamber of Commerce

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership organization representing over 350 businesses in northeast North Carolina and southeast Virginia.  The Chamber promotes growth and developments of our members and acts as a resource for businesses in the area. 

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Small Business and Technology Development Center

SBTDC is an inter-institutional program serving North Carolina's small business community.  The SBTDC offers help with technology development and commercialization, high-quality educational programs and services, first-rate publications and business resources, and strong advocacy on behalf of small businesses. 

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College of the Albemarle's Small Business Center

Meets the needs of existing and potential businesses and industries in a seven-county service area by offering one-on-one counseling, innovative and industry-specific training opportunities, and professional development programs.

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Northeastern Workforce Development Board (NWDB)

The purpose of the NWDB is to provide policy, planning and oversight for local workforce development programs and to address workforce issues as identified by the communities that they represent. The NWDB is responsible for designing a service delivery system that meets the needs of local businesses who are trying to find qualified applicants to fill their employment openings by providing training scholarships to those individuals who are eligible and basic employment services and referrals to those who are not.

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NC Department of Commerce's Business ServiCenter

The Business ServiCenter is your gateway to business information, programs, and resources.  It is here to make it easier for you to meet the many challenges and requirements, when you are starting a business in the State of North Carolina.  

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North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC)

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is a collaborative effort between North Carolina business and industry and the North Carolina Community College System.  With satellite locations at Craven Community College, Coastal Carolina Community College and Wayne Community College, the NCMBC works through the 53 Small Business Centers at the other Community Colleges across the state to provide services.  The mission of the Military Business Center is to leverage the presence of the military in North Carolina to promote economic development and quality of life for all. 

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North Carolina State University Industrial Extension Service

IES helps your company deploy latest technologies and best practices in both engineering and business management to increase productivity, efficiency, quality - and profits.  

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North Carolina Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

PTAC educates business associates on how to obtain contracts by providing comprehensive assistance in selling products and services to local, state and federal government agencies. The PTAC is a business and technology extension program of the UNC System, administered by NC State University.

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U.S. Small Business Administration

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

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Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina 

Focused on recruiting new businesses to the state, supporting the needs of existing businesses, connecting exporters with customers around the globe, helping small business owners get their start, and attracting tourists and visitors from all over the world.

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Business Alliance of North Carolina

Business programs, events and networking.

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NC Department of Commerce, Labor & Economic Analysis

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NC Rural Databank 

North Carolina’s leading source of information on rural people, communities and the rural economy. Their mission is to "develop, promote, and implement sound economic strategies to improve the quality of life of rural North Carolinians."

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Business Link North Carolina (BLNC)

Free service for anyone seeking to start a small business in North Carolina. Offered in partnership with N.C. Department of Commerce. One-on-one phone consultations to people interested in starting a business, small business owners in need of general support, and entrepreneurs interested in moving to North Carolina.

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North Carolina Chamber 

North Carolina Chamber The North Carolina Chamber is the state’s largest broad-based business advocacy organization with 35,000 members that employ 1.26 million workers in North Carolina. Our mission is to be a nonpartisan business advocacy organization that works in the legislative, regulatory and political arenas to proactively drive positive change to ensure that North Carolina is a leading place in the world to do business.

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NC Biotechnology Center 

Connects the company and university researchers; the funders and the small companies; the job seekers and job providers. A private, non-profit with headquarters in Research Triangle Park and offices in Asheville, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greenville, and Wilmington.

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Reach NC

A portal that enables users to search, browse and find thousands of experts and assets within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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North Carolina Veteran's Business Association 

Assists veterans, veteran professionals, and veteran business owners with the intent to develop and strengthen a veterans’ business network in North Carolina.

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North Carolina City & County Management Association 

A professional association for city and county managers and assistant managers from counties and municipalities throughout the State of North Carolina.

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NC Data Center  

A consortium of agencies cooperating with the US Bureau of the Census to provide the public with data about the state and its component geographic areas.

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