StartSmart is a free business development program that helps immigrants start or grow a business with:
- Evaluate your business idea
- Develop a business plan
- Review location choices
- Help identify sources of financing
- Organize your bookkeeping
- Strengthen marketing and advertising
- Rebuild your credit
- Apply for a business loan
- Invest in a matched savings account
Legal and Regulatory Requirements
- Permits and licenses
Call 207-775-1984 and ask for John, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your first appointment. Interpreters are available.
Portland Office:2 Portland Fish Pier, Suite 201Portland, ME 04101
Directions: At the intersection of Commercial Street and Center Street, turn onto the Portland Fish Pier. Follow to the end (past Bristol) until you come to the Marine Trade Center. We are on the second floor.