Business & Entrepreneurial Resources

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Center for Women & Enterprise

A nationally known nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people start and grow their businesses. CWE has worked with more than 46,000 Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont entrepreneurs since 1995. CWE also operates the Veterans Business Outreach Center of New England (VBOC of NE) that focuses on assisting veterans, active duty service members and their families with starting and growing their business. Learn more by visiting their website.


score boston

Score offers free counseling and mentoring to those who wish to start or build existing businesses in the Greater Boston area.  They also conduct free and low cost workshops on a variety of topics, from the business basics of marketing, finance and management to social media marketing. Learn more by visiting their website.



Interise's StreetWise ‘MBA'™ provides small business owners with the business knowledge, management know-how, and the networks needed to grow established small businesses. Learn more by visiting their website.


include innovation

IncluDe is a digital design and development agency that helps social impact organizations tell their stories digitally through Web Design, Graphic Design, User Interface/User Experience design. Their team works closely with clients to provide personalized digital solutions that engage, delight, and inspire. Learn more by visiting their website.


massachusetts growth capital corporation

The purpose of MGCC is to create and preserve jobs at small businesses, inclusive of those owned by women, minorities, immigrants and veterans. MGCC also works to promote economic development throughout the Commonwealth, with special paid attention to business needs in underserved areas, Gateway Cities and low to moderate income communities. Check out this information on MGCC’s SBA Microloan program. Fill out the application if you believe the program will be helpful. Learn about other resources by visiting their website.


U.s. small business administration — massachusetts district

This office is responsible for the delivery of SBA's many programs and services throughout the state. Over the years, the SBA has developed many small business loan and assistance programs, special outreach efforts and initiatives to aid and inform small businesses. They provide things like financial assistance, free counseling, a Minority Enterprise Development Program, connections to Women's Business Ownership Representatives, a special loan programs, and business counseling for veterans. Learn more by visiting their website.