The Southwestern Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana. From start-ups to existing businesses, the SBDC has programs and services to assist individuals and companies reach their goals.
SCORE is a not-for-profit association comprised of 11,200 volunteer counselors throughout the U.S. and its territories.
SCORE provides resources and expertise to maximize the success of existing and emerging small businesses. Small business success across America is SCORE's mission. Since 1964, SCORE volunteers have donated their expertise in more than 600 skill areas to aid entrepreneurs. 7.5 million entrepreneurs have been counseled by SCORE or attended SCORE workshops. With 389 offices for face-to-face mentoring and Ask SCORE for online advice, SCORE serves the needs of today's entrepreneurs. Counseling is unlimited and free.
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Innovation Center is a working concept for Perry County's small business incubator and future home to the Perry County Development Corporation. Offering a home to small businesses and the entreprenuers that conceive them, Innovation Center will offer the best available technology for internet and intranet needs along with a solid support system to jump start your business.
The PCDC is your first stop for guidance in determining what resources can best assist in getting your business up and running and advise of the status of Innovation Center.
According to the Economic Census, small businesses represent 99.7 percent of all businesses and employ 57.4 million people.
Small business continues to drive the United States economy, according to a report issued by the Office of Advocacy of the US Small Business Administration
Data shows that the 57.4 million Americans employed by small businesses represent 50.6 percent of the non-farm private sector workforce.
Small businesses innovate and create new jobs at a faster rate than their larger competitors. They are nimble, creative, and a vital part of every community across the country.
Small businesses continue to be a vital contributor to the economy of Perry County Indiana. The PCDC will do everything possible to assist in the growth and continued success of its small businesses.