portauthority@coshoctoncounty.net

Phone: (740)622-7005

 

Small Business Development Center

Entrepreneur Center

The Entrepreneur Center's Small Business Incubator is designed to nurture startup businesses and increase their likelihood of success and growth by providing essential services, counseling and flexible space.

The Coshocton County Business Incubator is located in downtown Coshocton in the Progress Center at 401 Main Street. The incubator has become a regional service provider to small businesses through collaborations with the Coshocton Port Authority, the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Development Center. The incubator offers assistance to businesses of all sizes and in all phases of development. Clients benefit from use of individual business cubicles, a conference room, shared office services, counseling, networking, mentoring and mutual support from other tenants.

 

Thinking About Starting a New Business?

If you’re thinking about starting a small business, you should start by weighing the pros and cons, so that you can make a wise decision. The resources in this section are essentially a toolkit to guide your decision-making process.

  • Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more. Step 1:...
  • Many people dream of having their own business. To see if starting a business is right for you, ask yourself these important 20 questions. Your answers will help you determine if you are ready to become a small business owner or...
  • Are you ready to start a business? This assessment tool is designed to help you better understand your readiness for starting a small business. It is simple to use and will take less than five minutes to complete. The tool will...
  • Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience that offers numerous advantages, such as the ability to be your own boss, set your own schedule and make a living doing something you enjoy. Becoming a...
  • Your business might be eligible for programs that are reserved for small business concerns. To qualify, your business must satisfy SBA's definition of a business concern, along with the size standards for small business. SBA...
  • Adopting environmentally friendly and energy efficient business practices provides numerous benefits to new business owners looking to control costs, attract customers and become socially responsible. The following 10 steps will...
  • To run a successful business, you need to learn all about your existing and potential customers, your competitors and the economic conditions of your marketplace. Market research is the process of gathering and analyzing consumer and...
  • No one likes to think about the possibility of a disaster. Yet disasters do occur. As a small business owner, it's important to think about the factors that could impact your success before they occur. Click on the topics below to...
  • Whether you are a new business owner or a seasoned professional, a solid understanding your target market and current economic conditions is key to your business' growth and success. Here you will find a collection of resources...
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Coshocton Port Authority    106 South Fourth Street, Coshocton,OH 43812                                            Phone: (740)622-7005 

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