There are a wide variety of public and private sector resources to assist in growing your business that deal with finding workers, business registration, and incentives.
The Department of Economic Development partners with the twelve Regional Development Corporations around the state to provide technical assistance. They can assist with access to state programs and resources, and are a local source of information on any technical assistance issue.
VtSBDC combines one-on-one confidential advising with training programs to give clients the tools and insight they need to reach their business goals. They can assist with startup planning, financing, sales/marketing, growth strategies, financial management, and operations.
The VEOC supports business owners considering an exit to broad-based employee ownership via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), worker co-op, or similar model. The non-profit offers free pre-feasibility consulting, presents seminars, organizes an annual conference, and maintains a revolving loan fund to support the financing of such deals.