Small Business Resources

State Agencies 

Tennessee Enterprise Resource Office (URL: http://www.tn.gov/ecd/bero/)

Small Business Development Centers 

Memphis Small Business Development Center (URL: https://www.tsbdc.org/swtcc/)

Chattanooga State Technical Community College Small Business Development Center (URL: http://www.chattanoogastate.edu/our-campus/tsbdc)

Cleveland State Community College Small Business Development Center (URL: http://www.clevelandstatecc.edu/about/small-business-development-center)

Tennessee Tech University Small Business Development Center (URL: https://www.tntech.edu/cob/programs-and-centers/sbdc/)

Dyersburg State Community College Small Business Development Center (URL: http://www.dscc.edu/tsbdc)

East Tennessee State University Small Business Development Center (URL: http://www.etsu.edu/cbat/tsbdc/)

Jackson State Community College Small Business Development Center (URL: http://www.jscc.edu/small-business-development-center/)

Middle Tennessee State University Small Business Development Center (URL: https://www.tsbdc.org/mtsu/)

Pellissippi State Technical Community College Business & Community Services (URL: http://catalog.pstcc.edu/content.php?catoid=3&navoid=71)

Southeast Tennessee Development Center (URL: http://www.sedev.org/www/docs/109.449)

Tennessee State University Small Business Development Center (URL: https://www.tsbdc.org/tsu/)

SCORE Offices (US Small Business Administration resource partner)

Nashville SCORE Office (URL: http://scorenashville.org)

Chattanooga SCORE Office (URL: https://chattanooga.score.org)

Memphis SCORE Office (URL: http://scorememphis.org)

Local Economic Development Agencies 

Tennessee Small Business Development Center (URL: https://www.tsbdc.org)

Tennessee Small Business Startup Guide (URL: http://www.tn.gov/ecd/bero/pdf/TNSmartStartupGuide.pdf)

National Association of Women Business Owners Nashville Chapter (URL: http://nashvillenawbo.com)

Women's Business Development Center (URL: http://www.wbdc.org)

National Association of Women Business Owners Metropolitan Memphis Chapter (URL: http://nawbomemphis.org/about/nawbo-national-information/)

Memphis Technical Assistance and Resource Center (URL: http://www.memphistn.gov/Business.aspx/RenaissanceBusinessCenter.aspx)

Memphis Contractor Assistance Program (URL: http://www.memphistn.gov/portals/0/pdf_forms/CAP_QA.pdf)

Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise (URL: http://www.tn.gov/businessopp/)

Minority Business Development Agency (URL: http://www.mbda.gov)

Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Center (URL: http://www.tmsdc.net)

Knoxville Community Development Center (URL: http://www.kcdc.org/en/Home.aspx)

Southeast Tennessee Development District (URL: http://www.sedev.org/www)

Austin Peau Tennessee Small Business Development Center (URL: http://www.apsu.edu/ext-ed/tsbdc)

Other Agencies

Expertise.com (URL: https://scholar.cci.utk.edu/plsb-tn/expertisecom)

Mid-South Minority Business Council (URL: http://www.mmbc-memphis.org)

Tennessee Central Economic Alliance (URL: http://tennesseecentral.org)

Nashville Minority Business Center (URL: http://www.minoritybusinesscenter.com)

Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (URL: http://www.nashville.gov/Finance/Procurement/Minority-and-Women-Business-Assistance-(BAO).aspx)

Memphis Minority Business Resources (URL: http://www.memphischamber.com/Economic-Development/Business-Resources/Minority-Resources)

East Tennessee State University Women's Resource Center (URL: http://www.etsu.edu/wrcetsu/)

Tennessee Small Business Resource Guide (URL: https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/files/resourceguide_3147.pdf)

Annuity.org (URL: https://scholar.cci.utk.edu/plsb-tn/annuityorg)

Town Square (URL: https://squareup.com/townsquare/securing-customer-data-tips-for-small-businesses/)

ConsumerAffairs (URL: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/cell_phones/voip.html)