Small Business Resources

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Small Businesses are the foundation of the U.S. economy. They’re a major driver of job growth in the entrepreneur-rich Research Triangle region. See steps and requirements for starting a business in Holly Springs. Find more resources below.

Small Business Resource Guide

Created by Wake County Economic Development and the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce to ensure small business owners become successful leaders. Resources include a checklist for starting a business, information on taxes and requirements, entrepreneurial assistance, and advertising options.
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The largest entrepreneurial support organization of its kind in the U.S. It promotes high-growth, high-impact companies and the entrepreneurial culture of the region and state.


The state's leading resource for growing and developing businesses is a program of the University of North Carolina system and U.S. Small Business Administration partner.

Wake Technical Community College Small Business Center

A state funded organization that offers confidential, one-on-one counseling along with seminars, workshops, and classes at little or no cost.

Business Link North Carolina

A N.C. Department of Commerce program offering businesses a one-stop source for consultations, information and referrals.

SBIR/STTR Small Business Technology Funding

Awards state matching funds to businesses that have received either a Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) or a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program award from the corresponding U.S. government program. 

Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce

The town's leading business membership organization. It encourages and sponsors activities that promote prosperity for the Holly Springs business community.

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

The Triangle’s largest business membership organization representing two-thirds of the private sector employment in Wake County.