Entrepreneurs seeking practical, experienced-based, free business advice can get it through the Service Corps of Retired Executives, which provides business coaches to small startup businesses and advice to established companies.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) works closely with state, regional, and local organizations to ensure that growing a small business in Connecticut runs smoothly.
The University of Hartford Entrepreneurial Center offers business advising, training, technical assistance, mentoring and networking opportunities.
The Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) is the leader of entrepreneurial and financial training for women in Connecticut. WBDC offers workshops, financial advice, and professional development.