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AdJourney is a company, experienced in marketing and branding, with a demonstrated history of success in the marketing & advertising industry for national brands and large corporations, small businesses, and start-ups.

Brian Sykes

Phone: (910) 783-5905
Website | Email

195 Russett Ct
Carthage , NC 28327

Annie Hubbard McEachern Public Library

Our organization provides free library services to Robeson County and surrounding area residents. We serve as a branch of the Robeson County Public Library System, located in downtown St. Pauls.

Joy Andrews

Phone: (910) 865-4002


Bladen's Bloomin' Agri-Industrial, Inc.

Bladen’s Bloomin’ Agri-Industrial, Inc. is a non-profit economic development corporation and revolving loan fund.

Chuck Heustess

Phone: 910-645-2292
Website | Email

218 A Aviation Parkway
Elizabethtown , NC 28337

Brian Hamilton Foundation

The Brian Hamilton Foundation was established with one principle in mind: with the right resources and support, anyone can be a successful entrepreneur.

Charlie Bradley

Phone: (866) 753-3726
Website | Email

219 Raleigh Street
Holly Springs , NC 27540

Carolina Community Impact

Carolina Community Impact, Inc. (CCI) is a nonprofit organization that promotes economic and community development by providing loans and financial services for low and moderate-income individuals and small businesses in North Carolina.

Joe Battle

Phone: (919) 389-1551
Website | Email

3700 Barrett Drive
Raleigh , NC 27604

Center for Creative Economy

The Center for Creative Economy provides programming designed to have a meaningful impact on creative businesses and entrepreneurs.

Margaret Collins

Phone: (336) 338-8064
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Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The courses offered by the CIE are hands-on workshops where you learn by doing, and then applying those skills to your business. These are serious programs for serious entrepreneurs… but they are also a lot of fun!

Kent Hill

Phone: 910-678-8496
Website | Email

2817 Fort Bragg Rd
General Classroom Building Rm 205
Fayetteville , NC 28303

City of Fayetteville Economic & Community Development

Municipal department charged with the development of economic and community activities, and affordable housing.

Christopher Cauley

Phone: (910) 466-1561
Website | Email

433 Hay St.
Fayettevlle , NC 28301

Clicksuasion Labs

Clicksuasion Labs is a trusted advisor and researcher of consumer behavior and behavioral economics for businesses, governments, and the global citizen.

Michael Barbera

Phone: (800) 584-8047 Ext: 700
Website | Email

293 Olmsted Blvd.
Ste 11B-8
Pinehurst , NC 28374

Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism

The Columbus Chamber exists to promote, develop, and support commerce and tourism, and to create a positive economic and business climate in and throughout Columbus County.

Jennifer Holcomb

Phone: 910-642-3171
Website | Email

601 S Madison Street
Whiteville , NC 28472

Columbus County Economic Development Commission

Columbus County Economic Development is here to assist local entrepreneurs to major corporations find a home here in Columbus County.

Annie Ray

Phone: 9106406608 Ext: 225
Website | Email

111 Washington St.
Whiteville , NC 28472

Cool Spring Downtown District

Want to do business in downtown Fayetteville? Give us a call!

Bianca Shoneman

Phone: (910) 223-1089
Website | Email

222 Hay Street
Fayetteville , NC 28301

Crystal Wambeke, LLC

Crystal is a Quickbooks Pro Advisor and Certified Bookkeeper who offers bookkeeping services and training to small businesses and individuals. Crystal is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and performs internal control and fraud examination services.

Crystal Wambeke

Phone: (910) 505-9229 Ext: 700
Website | Email

780 NW Broad St
Ste 600-D
Southern Pines , NC 28387

Donald A. Bonner Public Library

Our organization provides free library services to Robeson County and surrounding area residents. We serve as a branch of the Robeson County Public Library System, located in Rowland.

Octavia Locklear

Phone: (910) 422-3996


Economic Development Administration University Center at Fayetteville State University (EDA UC @ FSU)

The EDA UC @ FSU program promotes small business growth for underserved populations in Bladen, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, & Sampson counties; offering a free, eight-week online entrepreneurial and COVID-19 business recovery training program.

Malika Bennett

Phone: (910) 672-1017
Website | Email

Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road - Broadwell College of Business and Economics
Fayetteville , NC 28301

Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) -Small Business Advisors

EDPNC Small Business Advisors help people start and expand businesses in the state. We are state funded, free resource to help people be compliant and successful! NC does not have one business license, we have over 900 rules/regulations so we enable people to know applies to their industry.

Please note that Small Business Advisors partner with all state agencies and licensing boards so that we can have the most up-to-date database of regulations for the state.

EDPNC Small Business Advisors

Phone: (800) 228-8443
Website | Email

150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1200
Raleigh , NC 27601

Elizabethtown White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

The Elizabethtown-White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s vision is to be the voice for the business community by supporting economic growth in and around Bladen County, through partnerships with diverse organizations and supporting our educational resources, to enhance the overall quality of living in our rural communities.

Terri Dennison

Phone: (910) 862-4368
Website | Email

207 E Broad St, Suite B
Elizabethtown , NC 28337

Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation

The Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation is a public-private partnership designed to enhance job growth and prosperity in the region by attracting new industry and growing and retaining existing industry.

Robert Van Geons

Phone: (910) 500-6410
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201 Hay Street
Ste. 401
Fayetteville , NC 28301

Fayetteville Tech Small Business Center

We help NC entrepreneurs and business owners launch or grow their business. Our FREE professional services and resources include workshops, database access and confidential business counseling.
Contact us at for more information

Kent Hill

Phone: 910-678-8496
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2817 Fort Bragg Rd
General Classroom Building Rm 205
Fayetteville , NC 28303

Gilbert Patterson Memorial Library

Our organization provides free library services to Robeson County and surrounding area residents. We serve as a branch of the Robeson County Public Library System, located in downtown Maxton.

Cynthia Lester

Phone: (910) 844-3884


Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce together with the business community advocates for economic success and a lively business climate through economic development, public policy, entrepreneur initiatives and benefits to members.

Shari Fiveash

Phone: 910-483-8133 Ext: 6761
Website | Email

225 Ray Ave.
Suite 165
Fayetteville , NC 28301

Hector MacLean Public Library

Our organization provides free library services to Robeson County and surrounding area residents. We serve as a branch of the Robeson County Public Library System, located in downtown Fairmont.

Audrey McNeese

Phone: (910) 628-9331


Hope Mills Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber serves to better our local businesses through networking and creating close relationships with the community.

Jan Spell

Phone: (910) 423-4314
Website | Email

5546 Trade St
Hope Mills , NC 28348

Inmates to Entrepreneurs, Inc.

Our mission is to assist people with criminal backgrounds in starting their own business by providing practical entrepreneurship education through in-person and online courses taught by successful entrepreneurs across the country.

Alli Thomas

Phone: (866) 753-3726 Ext: 704
Website | Email

219 Raleigh St
Holly Springs , NC 27540

Katharine Boyd Library, Sandhills Community College

The Katharine L. Boyd Library belongs to the Community Colleges Libraries in NC (CCLINC). The CCLINC is a shared catalog with more than a million learning resources, making this library cooperative third in size among the libraries of publicly funded institutions of higher education in North Carolina.

Tammy Stewart

Phone: (910) 695-3821
Website | Email

3395 Airport Rd
Pinehurst , NC 28374

Kemp Memorial Library

Kemp Memorial Library is a part of Sandhill Regional Library System (SRLS), a 15 branch, and two bookmobile system. We are the largest region in the state of North Carolina.

Ashley Scott

Phone: (910) 652-6130
Website | Email

2086 N. Main St.
Ellerbe , NC 28338

Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is a non-profit organization made up of members who make a financial commitment to the Chamber and to the business community of Scotland county. Our members work together to not only improve business in Scotland County, but the quality of life for all residents.

Chris English

Phone: (910) 276-7420
Website | Email

704 Atkinson Street
Laurinburg , NC 28552

Lumber River Council of Governments

The purpose of the LRCOG is to assist its local government members with issues they deem appropriate. We serve as a planner and administrator for a number of federal administrative programs dealing with older adults, worker training and transportation planning.

David Richardson

Phone: (910) 618-5533
Website | Email

30 CJ Walker Road
Pembroke , NC 28372

McMillan Memorial Library

Our organization provides free library services to Robeson County and surrounding area residents. We serve as a branch of the Robeson County Public Library System, located in downtown Red Springs.

Zach Bullard

Phone: (910) 843-4205


Moore County Chamber of Commerce

As the oldest and largest business organization in Moore County, we are proud to promote the businesses of our community to residents & visitors of the area. We provide unparalleled opportunities to connect with other business professionals as well as current & prospective clients. In addition, we house the only Collaborative Workspace in the area. This space offers like-minded individuals, startup businesses and nonprofits a physical space to share resources, ideas, expertise and knowledge.

Linda Parsons

Phone: (910) 692-3926
Website | Email

160 West New York Avenue
Southern Pines , NC 28387

Moore County Partners in Progress

Moore County Partners in Progress is the nonprofit economic development organization serving all of Moore County, NC that can provide resources for clients wanting to start, relocate, or expand their businesses in Moore County.

Natalie Hawkins

Phone: (910) 246-0311
Website | Email

PO Box 5885
15 Chinquapin Road, 2nd Floor
Pinehurst , NC 28374

NC Cooperative Extension - Bladen County Center

N.C. State Extension helps create prosperity for North Carolina through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, health and nutrition, and youth development.

Becky Spearman

Phone: (910) 862-4591
Website | Email

450 Smith Circle
PO Box 249
Elizabethtown , NC 28337

NC Cooperative Extension - Cumberland County Center

The NC Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County provides educational programs focused on agriculture and food, health and nutrition, and 4-H youth development.

Lisa Childers

Phone: (910) 321-6860
Website | Email

301 East Mountain Drive
Fayetteville , NC 28306

NC Cooperative Extension - Montgomery County Center

The NC Cooperative Extension Office in Montgomery County helps support the community through research based education, personal assistance, and shared resources. These resources can be used for personal and professional development, either on a consumer or commercial scale.

Kaitlyn Lamaster

Phone: (910) 576-6011
Website | Email

203 W Main St
Troy , NC 27371

NC Cooperative Extension - Moore County Center

NC State Extension transforms science into everyday solutions for North Carolinians through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, health and nutrition, and 4-H youth development. Our programs are community based to meet the needs a local communities.

Deborah McGiffin

Phone: (910) 947-3188
Website | Email

707 Pinehurst Avenue
Carthage , NC 28327

NC Cooperative Extension - Richmond County Center

NC Cooperative Extension, Richmond County Center, supports the citizens of the county and region with research based information and resources to help individuals and communities realize their dreams and goals. Our focus is agriculture, horticulture, health, nutrition, and developing youth through 4-H.

Paige Burns

Phone: (910) 997-8255
Website | Email

123 Caroline Street
P.O.Box 1358
Rockingham , NC 28380

NC IDEA Foundation

NC IDEA empowers entrepreneurs to reach their full potential by offering support when they need it most; our strategic combination of competitive grants and programs help entrepreneurs at all stages of business development!

Ben Redding

Phone: (919) 346-7337
Website | Email

320 Blackwell St
Suite 400
Durham , NC 27701

NC Small Business Coalition [Program of the NC Rural Center]

The NC Small Business Coalition seeks to lift up the voices of small business advocates through a combination of engagement opportunities, policy and advocacy tools, partnership connections, and resource collaboration.

Miles Kirksey

Phone: 9192504314
Website | Email

4021 Carya Dr.
Raleigh , NC 27610


NCGrowth is a university center that helps businesses and communities create good jobs and equitable opportunities through applied research and technical assistance. Since 2012, NCGrowth has helped to create hundreds of jobs and worked with more than a hundred clients.

Elizabeth Basnight

Phone: (919) 962-8444
Website | Email

300 Kenan Drive
Chapel Hill , NC 27704

North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Southeastern Office

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s mission is to accelerate life sciences technology-based economic development through innovation, commercialization, education and business growth.

Randall Johnson

Phone: (910) 398-2385
Website | Email

4006 Oleander Dr., Suite 203
Wilmington , NC 28403

North Carolina Military Business Center

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is a statewide business development and technology transition entity of the North Carolina Community College System, headquartered at Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC). The mission of the NCMBC is to leverage military and other federal business opportunities to expand the economy, grow jobs and improve quality of life in North Carolina.

Scott Dorney

Phone: (910) 578-2632
Website | Email

PO Box 1748
Fayetteville , NC 28303

Office of Science, Technology & Innovation, North Carolina Department of Commerce

The mission of the North Carolina Office of Science, Technology & Innovation is to improve the economic well-being and quality of life of all North Carolinians through advancing science, technology, and innovation.

Dave Kaiser

Phone: (919) 814-4641
Website | Email

301 North Wilmington Street
1326 Mail Service Center
Raleigh , NC 27699

Partner Community Capital

Partner Community Capital™ (PCAP) is a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that makes loans from $25,000 to $1,000,000 to small businesses who can’t access traditional sources of funding. Since 2000, we’ve deployed over $100 million to 550 growing small enterprises. We lend across North Carolina and West Virginia, and also serve the Appalachian regions of surrounding states (MD, OH, VA, and SC).

Abby Capote

Phone: (919) 302-4661
Website | Email

77 Vilcom Center Dr. Suite 340
Chapel Hill , NC 27514

Pembroke Public Library

Our organization provides free library services to Robeson County and surrounding area residents. We serve as a branch of the Robeson County Public Library System, located in Pembroke.

Tammy Vincent

Phone: (910) 521-1554



Prospera is an economic development, nonprofit organization specialized in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs trying to establish or expand their business.

Carlos Zepeda

Phone: 7864844931
Website | Email

145 Scaleybark Road Suite C
Charlotte , FL 28209

Raeford-Hoke Chamber of Commerce

The Raeford-Hoke Chamber of Commerce is an organization for your benefit. Support it and be involved with it. You will find that it is good for your business and our community.

Liz McNeill

Phone: (910) 875-5929
Website | Email

101 North Main St.
Raeford , NC 28376

Richmond County Chamber of Commerce

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce provides an opportunity for business members to connect, network and increase their visibility in the community.

Emily Tucker

Phone: (910) 895-9058
Website | Email

PO Box 86
505 Rockingham Road
Rockingham , NC 28380

Robeson Community College

Robeson Community College provides opportunities for academic, technical, and life-long learning in a collaborative culture dedicated to inquiry, results, and excellence.

Steven Con Hunt

Phone: (910) 272-3600
Website | Email

5160 Fayetteville Rd.
Lumberton , NC 28360

Robeson County Public Library

Our organization provides free library services to Robeson County and surrounding area residents. We serve as the main library of the Robeson County Public Library System, located in downtown Lumberton.

Katie Fountain

Phone: (910) 738-4859
Website | Email

101 N. Chestnut Street
Lumberton , NC 28358

Sampson County Economic Development

We serve as a catalyst and resource for business development and growth in Sampson County

Stephen Barrington

Phone: (910) 592-8921
Website | Email

406 County Complex Rd.
Suite 130 (Building C)
Clinton , NC 28328

Sandhills SCORE

SCORE provides free and confidential small business mentoring, assistance with preparation of business plans, financial projections and business registration. We offer counseling for all aspects of the business process.

Larry Newman

Phone: (910) 420-0121
Website | Email

95 Cherokee Rd.
Pinehurst , NC 28374


The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) has helped North Carolina businesses grow and create new jobs since 1984. We provide management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses. Most of our services are free of charge, and all are confidential.

By providing entrepreneurs with the tools they need to build and grow successful businesses, the SBTDC positively impacts NC’s economy.

Elizabeth Wilkerson

Phone: (910) 775-4007
Website | Email

Thomas Entrepreneurship HUB
202 Main Street
Pembroke , NC 28372


Our experienced business advisory team offers confidential, in-depth business counseling to small- to mid-sized company business owners and management staff and to entrepreneurs preparing to launch their next venture. We routinely assist our clients with developing and implementing viable strategies that enhance their competitive advantage and success in the marketplace.

Heather McWhorter

Phone: (910) 962-4248
Website | Email


SCORE Cape Fear

SCORE Cape Fear is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground & grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

Dennis McGrew

Phone: (989) 600-4210
Website | Email


Small Business & Technology Development Center @ UNC Charlotte (SBTDC)

The SBTDC connects small businesses in NC with access to counseling, training and resources to help make their business better.

Since 1984, the SBTDC has served North Carolina business owners and entrepreneurs. The Charlotte office has professional staff who combine real-life business experience with industry knowledge, education, and advanced training. Most of our counselors have been business owners or have held executive positions.

Mike Barugel

Phone: (704) 687-1896
Website | Email

9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte , NC 28223

Small Business Center at Bladen Community College

The Bladen Community College Small Business Center (SBC) is committed to economic development and growth for entrepreneurs and existing small businesses.

Todd Lyden

Phone: (910) 879-5572
Website | Email

7418 Hwy 41 W
Building 14, Room 143
Dublin , NC 28332

Small Business Center at Montgomery Community College

At the core of its vision, the Small Business Center at MCC is positioned to focus on entrepreneurship, small business and economic development with an emphasis on assisting start-ups, early stage, and businesses seeking disaster assistance or seeking to stabilize.

Andrew Gardner

Phone: (910) 898-9670
Website | Email

1011 Page St
Troy , NC 27371

Small Business Center at Richmond Community College

Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of counseling, training, and resource information.

Butch Farrah

Phone: (910) 410-1687
Website | Email

517 Peden St.
Laurinburg , NC 28352

Small Business Center at Sampson Community College

Our Small Business Center reviews marketing and business plans, provides guidance & advice for strategic decisions, and provides an objective viewpoint.

Bart Rice

Phone: (910) 900-4025
Website | Email

1801 Sunset Avenue
Clinton , NC 28328

Small Business Center at Sandhills Community College

The mission of the Small Business Center at Sandhills Community College is to increase the success rate and number of viable small businesses in Moore and Hoke counties We do this by providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners that in turn leads to job creation and retention.

Teresa Reynolds

Phone: (910) 695-3938
Website | Email

101 Van Dusen Hall
3395 Airport Road
Pinehurst , NC 28374

Small Business Center of Robeson Community College

The Small Business Center of Robeson Community College is located in the Charles V. Chrestman Workforce Development Center and offers approximately 60-75 free seminars each year, designed to assist aspiring and existing entrepreneurs.

The NC Community Colleges Small Business Center Network assists in starting an average of more than 650 businesses each year. Small Business Centers have an economic impact in 90 percent of all NC counties each year including helping to create and retain nearly 3,000 jobs annually. Over 68 percent of these jobs are in the rural counties of the state. We accomplish our mission by offering no-fee confidential counseling, free seminars that are open to the public, and a Small Business Center Resource Center with computers, Internet access, books, and periodicals.

The seminars we provide are free due to special funding from the NC Legislature with a specific purpose; to increase the success rate and the number of small businesses within the state. Our seminars are open to the public.

Bob Moore

Phone: (910) 272-3631
Website | Email

5160 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton , NC 28358

Southern Pines Public Library

The Southern Pines Public Library is a municipal library serving the citizens of the Town of Southern Pines. Residents outside of Town limits may purchase a card to access collections and programs offered by the library.

Mary Howard

Phone: (910) 692-8235
Website | Email

170 W. Connecticut Ave
Southern Pines , NC 28387

Startomatic, Inc.

Startomatic makes a suite of guides and tools to help an entrepreneur evaluate, launch and operate a new business. Our mission is to democratize entrepreneurship so that anyone from any background can successfully start and run a company.

Robbie Allen

Phone: (1919) 213-0309
Website | Email

800 Park Offices Dr
Morrisville , NC 27560

The Fayetteville State University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub

The Fayetteville State University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub features multiple levels of advisory services, workshops, and webinars to address entrepreneurial support gaps and empower small business growth.

Malika Bennett

Phone: (910) 672-1017
Website | Email

1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville , NC 28301

Thomas E Hub

The mission of the Thomas E-Hub is to help startups succeed so they create jobs. Located in downtown Pembroke, our full service facility offers a range of entrepreneurs-in-residence, SBTDC counselors, and academic researchers to help you, all at no cost.

Thomas Hall

Phone: (781) 424-8525
Website | Email

202 Main Street
PO Box 1510
Pembroke , NC 28372

Thomas H Leath Memorial Library

Leath Memorial Library is a part of Sandhill Regional Library System (SRLS), a fifteen branch, and two bookmobile system. We are the largest region in the state of North Carolina.

Shannon Hearne

Phone: (910) 895-6337
Website | Email

412 E. Franklin St.
Rockingham , NC 28379

Thread Capital

Thread Capital is a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that offers start-up loans up to $20,000, and up to $50,000 to established small business owners.

Tosh Comer

Phone: (910) 213-0851
Website | Email

4021 Carya Drive
Raleigh , NC 27610

Town of Pembroke

The Town of Pembroke is a proud community, rich in heritage. It is a quaint but growing community, regarded as the home of the Lumbee Tribe of NC. We are also home to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Tyler Thomas

Phone: (910) 521-9758
Website | Email

98 Union Chapel Road
PO BOX 866
Pembroke , NC 28372

U.S. Commercial Service - Greensboro, NC

The U.S. Commercial Service is the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.

Emily Gereffi

Phone: (336) 333-5346
Website | Email

330 S. Greene St.
Suite 303
Greensboro , NC 27401

Veterans Business Outreach Center at Fayetteville State University

The VBOC Program is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services to veterans, service-disabled veterans, active duty transitioning, guard, reserve, and military spouses interested in starting or growing a small business.

Sarah Espinosa

Phone: (910) 672-2683
Website | Email

1200 Murchison Road
Broadwell College of Business and Economics
Fayetteville , NC 28301

Women's Business Center of Fayetteville at CEED

Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville is a program of CEED (Center for Economic Empowerment & Development), funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Small Business Administration (SBA). Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBC, entrepreneurs – especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged – are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics, to assist them in starting and growing their own businesses.

Katlin McFayden

Phone: (910) 323-3377
Website | Email

230 Hay St.
Fayetteville , NC 28301

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