Resources for small businesses looking to raise capital.

  • Guide for Small Business in Washington State
    A publication from the Washington State Department of Commerce that provides an overview of public and private resources available to Washington's business owners and entrepreneurs.
  • Washington Small Business Development Centers
    Washington Small Business Development Centers promote economic vitality by providing advice, training and research to entrepreneurs and existing businesses statewide. Conveniently located throughout the state, SBDCs offer a host of services designed to help you grow your business, achieve higher profits, and improve operations.
  • Small Business Credit Initiative
    Washington state will distribute $19.7 million through three new Small Business Credit Initiative programs. Working with private partners, the state expects to leverage these funds and by 2016 drive around $300 million in new capital to Washington small businesses.
  • Office of the Secretary of State
    Information on incorporating in the State of Washington.
  • Department of Licensing
    Operating a Business in Washington State - Starting a new business is an exciting and challenging undertaking. Fulfilling your obligations to the government can play a big part in the success or failure of your business. The Department of Licensing provides a business resource guide to help you understand those obligations.
    Counselors to America's Small Business - The Service Corps of Retired Executives is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission's Small Business Guide
    A guide for small businesses on raising capital and complying with the federal securities laws