Starting Your Business

Starting a business can be exciting and challenging.

But it doesn't have to be scary.

A simple strategy will give your new business the best chance of success.

This means creating a business plan, deciding on a legal structure, and learning about your customers and competitors here in Connecticut.

Looking for more tips? We've added some helpful knowledge-base information below.

You should also check out our new digital business assistant. In a few simple steps, you'll have a personalized checklist that will guide you through the process of starting your new business.

Spend time studying the information available on this site. And we look forward to seeing you soon - as a proud new member of the Connecticut business community. 

Business location is super important.

Choose a Business Location

Your business location is crucial.
Will your business be in a city? A small town? In your home?

Here are some key things to consider.


Pick Your Business Location

Make a Business Plan

A business plan helps you set goals, legal structure, employee roles, and the way your business will actually make money.

Want to learn more? Start here.


Learn about business plans

Do Your Market Research

Great business plans are built on research.

Who are your top competitors?
Where is your target audience?
Find that precious data here.

Research Your Market