Take stock before you set up shop. Write a business plan, assess your financial situation & explore financing opportunities.
Every industry is different. Find the license you need for your business, and learn about building permits, certificates and zoning.
Once you’re up and running, we want you to stay that way. Tap into these resources to manage and grow your business.
The City purchases products and services from thousands of businesses every year. Interested in a contract with the City of Philadelphia? Here’s what you need to know.
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Advisory Boards: “Miracle-Gro” for Small Businesses (Fall Session with PIDC)
Entrepreneurial Success Workshop Series (ESWS)
Doing Business in the City: Philadelphia Electric Company
Women's Opportunity Resource Center Family Savings Account Orientation
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