For pre-start and early stage development clients, we offer a wide range of professional seminars available at modest or no cost to you. Consulting services include: help with business plans, loan proposals, marketing and advertising strategies, financial plan development, cash flow planning, business promotion, accounting, taxation, legal and patent issues, government contracting, certifications, and international trade.
All counseling is offered free of charge.
Getting financing for your business requires preparation. CenterPoint’s knowledgeable financial specialists work closely with you to help you determine your needs and save both you and participating lenders time. With CenterPoint you have assistance from start to finish with your loan application and process. CenterPoint offers a variety of financing options and free, ongoing technical assistance to help you manage your business finances. Additionally, CenterPoint works actively with a community development corporation to obtain financing assistance for projects that need a bridge between what can be raised conventionally and what is needed to complete the project.
CenterPoint offers a wide variety of services focused on enterprises in the growing stages of entrepreneurial development. CenterPoint has partnered with local, regional, national and international business resources, to support the growing enterprise with expert counseling and consulting services. Through CenterPoint local entrepreneurs are offered an opportunity to fund new research and product development with an end goal of marketing the product and/or services to local, state, or federal government agencies. CenterPoint also provides training, market research and data for successful export development or increasing export sales.
CenterPoint serves as a coordination hub for entrepreneurial development in our region; providing direct assistance, guidance, and support services. Our goal is to create a definable and lasting economic impact on the region by helping entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses improve. We accelerate this improvement by connecting entrepreneurs with resources and funding, patents and products, financial and market development organizations.