The Michigan Small Business Development Center offers expert assistance at no cost to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business. Through personalized, one-on-one business consulting, we help small business owners with planning and growth strategies.
We're here for business. Whether you are seeking a research partner or want to enlist the help of student groups in developing business plans, the WMU Business Connection can find the resource to help move your business forward. Let us know how we can help you
The Kalamazoo Innovation Initiative (Kalamazoo Makers) is organized to advance innovation and growth opportunities for the Kalamazoo community by providing environments and resources. The organization’s main focus is to support a maker space in Kalamazoo.
GROW is a service focused on current and aspiring business owners at various stages of business ownership. We are the entrepreneurial resource to help with the next steps, empowering and supporting with professional expertise for a lifetime.
Can-Do Kitchen is a diverse group of empowered, financially independent, entrepreneurs receive support and resources grounded in anti-racist values, contributing to Kalamazoo’s economically vital community of diverse, locally-produced food options and thriving local employers.
SCORE is a nationally recognized volunteer arm of the Small Business Administration. SCORE mentors answer questions, connect you with resources, and offer guidance throughout the life of your business.