幫助華盛頓的小企業成長

業務彈性

除了專注於 關鍵部門, 業務發展 亦於 出口援助,商務部提供了一系列小型企業服務,旨在滿足華盛頓州公司的各種需求,從教育和培訓到商業貸款,出口援助和危機規劃。

課程

放大:SizeUp提供了一套完善的在線診斷工具,可幫助您完善業務模型,識別競爭對手,尋找供應商,制定廣告策略等等。 You can run various scenarios, comparing your business to others in the area to see how your pricing, staffing, revenue projections and marketing strategies stack up, complete with local, regional, state and US data comparisons.您可以運行各種方案,將您的業務與該地區的其他業務進行比較,以了解您的定價,人員配備,收入預測和營銷策略是如何疊加的,以及本地,區域,州和美國的數據比較。

放大:小型企業所有者參加了35小時的現場課堂培訓,以改善財務運作,減少運營支出並學習如何在市場上更有效地競爭。

ive壯成長!: Targeted to second-stage companies, this program takes an entrepreneurial approach to regional prosperity.該計劃針對第二階段的公司,採用企業家精神來實現地區繁榮。 Often referred to as a “grow from within” strategy, it helps existing companies increase revenues by as much as 10 to 20%.它通常被稱為“內部增長”策略,可幫助現有公司將收入提高多達XNUMX%到XNUMX%。 In contrast to traditional business assistance, Thrive!與傳統的業務幫助相比,Thr壯成長! focuses on removing roadblocks to growth such as developing new markets, refining business models, aligning internal operations and gaining access to competitive intelligence.專注於消除增長障礙,例如開拓新市場,完善業務模型,調整內部運營並獲得競爭情報。

小型企業出口援助: Commerce派遣了一個專家團隊,可以幫助您進入出口或拓展全球新市場。 Services include technical assistance, research, matchmaking, trade shows and trade missions to key markets around the globe.服務包括技術援助,研究,配對,貿易展覽以及對全球主要市場的貿易訪問。

出口憑證計劃: 符合條件的華盛頓州小企業可獲得與出口相關的活動的最高5,000美元的報銷,包括貿易展覽和貿易代表團費,差旅,口譯和筆譯服務,培訓,國際認證等。

監管路線圖: The Department of Commerce is partnering with local and state agencies to help improve the regulatory experience for businesses so they can open or expand in cities throughout Washington State.商務部正在與地方和州機構合作,以幫助改善企業的監管經驗,以便它們可以在華盛頓州的城市中開設或擴展業務。 The program's goal is to improve our economic vitality while creating jobs.該計劃的目標是在創造就業機會的同時提高我們的經濟活力。 Initial projects are focused on the restaurant, manufacturing and construction sectors.最初的項目集中在飯店,製造和建築領域。

退休市場: An online marketplace where qualified financial services firms offer low-cost retirement savings plans to businesses and individuals, including sole proprietors, “gig” workers and the self-employed.一個在線市場,合格的金融服務公司向企業和個人(包括獨資經營者,“技工”工人和個體經營者)提供低成本的退休儲蓄計劃。 The Retirement Marketplace simplifies the process of finding a retirement savings plan by making it easy to compare state-approved plans.退休市場使比較州批准的計劃變得容易,從而簡化了尋找退休儲蓄計劃的過程。

融資

創業智慧: This handy guide contains 27 different strategies that entrepreneurs can use to access business capital, from the highly traditional to those that are pretty out-of-the-box.這份方便的指南包含XNUMX種不同的策略,企業家可以使用這些策略來獲取商業資本,從高度傳統的到非常開箱即用的策略。 Includes pros and cons for each strategy as well as case studies.包括每種策略的優缺點以及案例研究。

小企業信貸倡議: 2010年的《小企業就業法》允許各州制定新計劃,專門針對希望發展壯大的小企業的需求。 The Washington State Department of Commerce worked with private financial institutions to create three new programs whose $19.7 million in funds will deliver $300 million in new capital to Washington State small businesses by the end of next year.華盛頓州商務部與私人金融機構合作創建了三個新計劃,這些計劃的資金為XNUMX萬美元,到明年年底將為華盛頓州的小型企業提供XNUMX億美元的新資本。

教育

創業與企業家資源: 該在線資源包含針對企業家,初創企業和小型企業的深入信息和資源,包括資金,培訓和技術援助,指導,教育和信息。

全球創業月: Each November, our partners across the state hold workshops, seminars and competitions to expose residents to the idea of owning and running their own business.每年XNUMX月,我們在全州的合作夥伴都會舉辦研討會,研討會和競賽,以使居民了解擁有和經營自己的企業的想法。 It's a great way to find out what it takes to run a business and glean new ideas.這是找出經營業務和收集新想法所需的好方法。

創業中心: Startup Centers offer entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses a suite of consulting, mentoring, and educational programs and services designed to jump-start and grow local businesses.創業中心為企業家,創業公司和小型企業提供了一系列旨在促進和發展本地企業的諮詢,指導,教育計劃和服務。 StartUp NCW in Wenatchee is affiliated with the Department of Commerce but economic partners throughout Washington operate other startup centers.韋納奇(Wenatchee)的Startup NCW隸屬於商務部,但華盛頓的經濟合作夥伴經營著其他啟動中心。

入門指南

小型企業手冊: If you're thinking of starting a business, relocating your operations to Washington State or planning to invest in one of the state's successful businesses, The Small Business Playbook is for you.如果您正在考慮創業,將業務轉移到華盛頓州或計劃投資該州成功的企業之一,那麼《小型企業手冊》非常適合您。 Filled with real-world insights, information and lessons learned, written by a Washington State small business owner.由華盛頓州一家小企業主撰寫的充滿現實世界的見解,信息和經驗教訓。

遇到麻煩時–小型企業的危機規劃師: Natural and manmade disasters are inevitable.自然和人為災難是不可避免的。 While you can't prevent every disruption in your business, there are things you can do to either reduce their likelihood or their impact.雖然您無法防止業務中的每一次中斷,但是您可以採取一些措施來降低其可能性或影響。 When Trouble Strikes gives you proven ways to identify and neutralize potential disruptions as well as things you can do to get back up and running in their aftermath.當《 Trouble Strikes》為您提供可靠的方法來識別和消除潛在的中斷以及您可以做的事情以在故障後恢復正常運行。