Starting a Business

Entrepreneur sitting on couch

If you're interested in starting a business in Calumet County, you've come to the right place.  Whether this is something you've contemplated for a long time or a new idea, we are here to help!

The perfect place to start is with our brand new, free online program called First Steps.  This free, interactive, online class will help you explore your business idea and assess your entrepreneurial readiness as well as identify your own strengths and weaknesses as a business owner.  Discover what information you need and where to find it.

The interactive online class includes downloadable worksheets, hands-on exercises, local entrepreneur stories, and additional resources to determine your next steps.  Access the First Steps Program here.

Use these links to explore other free resources to guide you through the various stages involved in starting a business.