FTCC Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Small Business

The Fayetteville Tech Small Business Center provides business seminars, one-to-one confidential business counseling and access (with assistance) to a variety of databases and other resources… all at no cost to Cumberland County residents.

About

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fayetteville Tech provides in-depth, hands-on programs such as REAL Entrepreneurship; Ice House Entrepreneurial Mindset and other multi-week, intensive business workshops, for a small tuition or price. 

*The Fayetteville Tech Small Business Center focuses on counseling residents or businesses located in Cumberland County, NC. We do work with NC residents/entrepreneurs/business owners across the state as SMEs on franchising & franchise ownership; Veteran-owned businesses; and other areas of specialization.

 

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Tax Services
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Lease Review
  • Site Location Assistance

Events and Community Building

  • Farmers Market
  • Startup Networking

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Bonding
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Debt Funding
  • Equity Funding
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Venture Capital

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Industry
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Workforce Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program

Legal Services

  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Management Issues

  • Human Resources

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Augmented / Virtual Reality and Holographics
  • Commercialization
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Call Center Services
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Strategic Planning

Operations and Logistics

  • Health and Safety Training
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • LGBTQIA Business Issues
  • Native-American Business
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues
  • Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Certification
  • Government Requirements
  • Patent Information
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • HUBZone Certification
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Registration Assistance
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Site Location Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Site Location

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Registration

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Events and Community Building

  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment
  • Crowdfunding
  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Policies and Templates
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Placement
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Company Data/Prospect Lists
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Industry Data
  • Lifestyle and Psychographic Data

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Award Recognition
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
  • Website Development

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
  • Trade Education and Training
Primary Contact
Kent Hill
Address
2718 Fort Bragg Road
GCB 205
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone
(910) 678-8496