I Want to Start a Business

Thinking about starting your own business? LSBDC can walk you through the process. Together, we can make your business dream a reality.


Here's what you can think about before starting your business:  

  • How would I describe my business?
  • How will my product or service bring value to my community?
  • How do I locate capital to start my business?
  • What is my budget?
  • What is my credit score?
  • Do I have collateral?
  • Do I have potential investors?
  • Who is my customer?
  • Are my services or products ready for customers?
  • Will my services or products be sold online?
  • Will I be exporting my services internationally?
  • What is my price point?
  • How many employees do I need?
  • How do I find employees?
  • How do I manage my employees?