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Small Business Advisors: Helping You Succeed

From Access to Capital to Marketing and more, our advisors can make the difference!

One-on-one advising complements the Center's training and networking offerings. Contact us for an appointment by calling 860.768.5681 or clicking hereSmall business advisors help you with:

Small business advisors help entrepreneurs with access to capital, marketing, business planning, and more.
  • Business planning
  • Access to Capital, including loan packaging
  • Learning How to start a small business 
  • Marketing
  • Business advising at the Entrepreneurial Center helps small businesses succeed.Government Contracting
  • Exporting
  • Financial planning
  • and much more!

The Entrepreneurial Center & Women's Business Center offers three free appointments per year, either face-to-face, by telephone, email, or virtually. Whether it’s providing feedback for an idea, making sure you are on the right track, answering specific questions, or making a referral to a partner organization, advisors will customize a plan to meet your needs. 

Entrepreneurial Center advising can make the difference in the success of a small business.

Appointments are available in Hartford, East Hartford, Manchester, and New HavenBook your appointment today by calling 860.768.5681 or clicking here.

Mentoring and Technical Assistance Programs are also available. Click here to learn more.


All EC-WBC programs and services are provided for persons with disabilities on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals.
Click here to request accommodations.