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The Central ISBDC’s Role in the Indy Chamber's Entrepreneur Services

Posted by ehayden on March 30, 2016

As the Indy Chamber‘s role as the leading economic development entity in the region increases, the Entrepreneur Services division continues to develop its tool kit, making the Chamber a one-stop-shop for entrepreneurs and small businesses by providing much needed services and resources.

Providing free one-on-one business coaching in English and Spanish, access to capital, permitting and zoning assistance, MBE/WBE support, procurement assistance and more, a team of professionals stand ready to help launch, grow, or retool the business idea. 

In June of 2014, the Central ISBDC region relocated to become part of the Indy Chamber’s Entrepreneur Services division.  The Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) joined forces in 2015 to round out the portfolio of the Indy Chamber’s small business services. 

The Indy Chamber Entrepreneur Services division is composed of the following individual entities all working together to provide small business support:

Central ISBDC focuses on advising small business owners and entrepreneurs in the areas of financing, export assistance, market research, innovation, and strategic planning

Business Owner Initiative provides coaching and workshops to small business owners and entrepreneurs as well as providing capital in the form of microloans

Central Indiana Women’s Business Center provides initiatives and services for women entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs

Hispanic Business Council works to better assist the Hispanic business community, by offering networking events to engage the community and help grow business 

Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center provides assistance to all size companies in obtaining local, state, and federal contracts

These services are offered to both Indy Chamber members and non-members alike. So no matter where a person is at are on their entrepreneurial journey, the Indy Chamber has the resources available to send them down the path to success. Find out more by calling the Indy Chamber today at 317-464-2258.