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RESOURCES TO LAUNCH & GROW

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DREAMERS

HAVE AN IDEA, HAVEN'T LAUNCHED

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TAKE THE FIRST STEPS TO LAUNCH
The City of Wichita explains how. Learn more.
 
Need a BUSINESS PLAN TEMPLATE? - 
The Kansas Small Business Development Center has courses, consultants and templates to help. 
  • 3Ms (Money, Marketing and Management) - The presentation explains how to obtain necessary licenses and permits, how to write a business plan, how to finance your business and other basics that anyone starting any kind of business needs to know. You will also receive a startup kit full of useful information
  • QuickStart Business Plan - helps you develop key elements of your business plan and keep your process moving forward at a good pace
Need a business coach? - 
Looking for someone to toss around ideas with? Need someone who can listen and offer non-judgmental advice? Want some help starting your business plan?

Create Campaign partner, SCORE, can help. Their services are free.
 
Need a resource? - 
NetWork Kansas' Referral Center has people in place to listen to your business needs and direct you to the right contact or organization. This service is free. 



 
Need help identifying resources?
Create Campaign, Inc. provides free, confidential business consulting.
 
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doers
just LAUNCHED your company?
need direction?

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  • I have an LLC, Now What? Featuring Martin Pringle. Watch now.
  • LLC, S-Corp, Disregarded Entity: What Does it All Mean? Featuring Martin Pringle. Watch now.
  • How to hire help for your company. Watch now.
want on-demand business development resources? - 
Visit the verizon small business digital ready platform. Learn more.
Need financing? - 
Several Create Campaign participants and partners may be able to assist with your commercial banking needs. 
KNOW THE TERMS
Traditional financing options require credit scores of at least 640 and above.
Lines of credit are flexible loans offered by financial institutions and act similar to credit cards.
Microloans, or smaller loans, are available for those who qualify from various programs.
TRADITIONAL FINANCING OPTIONS
The following financial institutions are recommended by Create Campaign, Inc. Inquire about business banking options, lines of credit and traditional, commercial loans.
  • Fidelity Bank - Commercial lending options. Learn more.
  • Bank of the West - Commercial lending options. Contact: Doug Shaffer, Wichita Downtown Branch Manager. Email Doug.
MICROLOAN FUNDS
Need help preparing your financials for a loan application? - 
The Kansas Small Business Development Center offers free one-on-one consulting to clients who register for the center's services. Financial advising and also support preparing financials for bank loan applications are among free services provided.
Need marketing/communications advising? -
SCORE and the Kansas Small Business Development Center offer free advising for their clients on topics including marketing/communications.
Need legal assistance? - 
Martin Pringle Law Firm offers legal services to small businesses and host monthly Legal Clinics with Create Campaign, Inc. for $25/session. Click here to schedule.
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definers
established. ready to grow.

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ready to register your entity as a certified minority business enterprise? - 

Take your business to the next level with a Disadvantaged, Minority- or Woman-Owned certification. Learn more.

Learn about Kansas Business Services, LLC and their business growth through contracting services. Learn more.

ready to do business with the city of wichita?
Register on the City of Wichita's vendor database. Learn more.

ready to CONTRACT with the city of wichita?
Become familiar with the City of Wichita's bid system. Learn more.


ready to do business with WICHITA PUBLIC SCHOOLS?
Register with Wichita Public Schools' vendor database. Learn more.

ready to do business with SEDGWICK COUNTY?
Learn more about the County's purchasing processes. Learn more.


REGISTER FOR A DUNS NUMBER
Learn more about a DUNS number, why its needed, how it's used and register for one. Learn more.
want to grow nationally? - 
NETWORK KANSAS has a program called Economic Gardening. This program is an innovative, entrepreneur-centered, growth strategy focused on providing tools to cultivate second-stage businesses. 

Want to go global? -
Kansas Global Trade Services, a Create Campaign workshop presenter, helps business scale and grow globally.
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other area resources

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SUPPLIER DIVERSITY SUPPORT
Learn about Kansas Business Services, LLC and their business growth through contracting services. Learn more.

TECH DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT Learn about NXTUS and its support for scalable businesses. Learn more.

PRODUCT MANUFACTURING AND SUPPORT Learn about GoCreate and its makerspace services.  Learn more.