Connect with these entrepreneurship support organizations for information about growing your business beyond startup.

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Growing your Business

Connect with these entrepreneurship support organizations for information about growing your business beyond startup.

Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship

Assists existing and future entrepreneurs by providing a one-stop access point for regional resources in training, business development, networking and doing business in North Central Washington.

Small Business Development Center

Certified Business Advisors and International Trade Advisors assist owners and managers with in-depth confidential and no-cost assistance designed to address every aspect of your business management and operation.

1 Million Cups

Present your business plan and ideas to a group of local entrepreneurs for feedback and discussion. This is a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country.

Grants & Loans

State leve grants and loans to help you start your business.

Washington State Department of Commerce


Growing the Economy

Small businesses require capital to grow. Unfortunately, many loan programs are designed to serve larger businesses. To close the funding gap, the Department of Commerce offers your growing business several loan programs that can help you purchase new equipment, renovate, expand or construct facilities, support early stage product development or repurpose properties that have been abandoned or underutilized due to environemental issues.

WA State Department of Commerce



Indiegogo is a launchpad for entrepreneurial ideas. More than a crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo offers services and resources from key partners to empower entrepreneurs throughout the life of their project.



Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects - big and small - have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter community.


Quest Revolving Loan Fund

An Economic Development Lender that promotes new businesses, supports currently established businesses, and helps create jobs. Quest usually becomes involved when a potential borrower is rejected by an SBA Bank or are asked to participate in a loan with an SBA Bank. For more information email or call (509) 663-5711.



StartUp Washington: Grants & Awards

Resource list of grants and awards compiled by StartUp Washington

StartUp Washington


Startup Washington: Angels & Venture Capitalists Resources

This is a resource list of Angel Networks, Venture Capital Firms, and more funding options for your business.

StartUp Washington


USDA Programs & Services

USDA Rural Development operates over fifty financial assistance programs for a variety of rural applications.

USDA Rural Development


StartUp NCW

Through the Washington State Department of Commerce’s StartUp 365 Washington initiative, StartUp NCW offers entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses a suite of consulting, mentoring, and educational programs and services designed to jump start and grow local businesses.


Wenatchee Valley College Center for Entrepreneurship

Wenatchee Valley College

1300 Fifth St.

Wenatchee, WA 98801

(509) 682-6915

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