Small Business Resources

How to Start a Business Guide

The City of Homerville developed this guide for how to start a business in Homerville. The guide gives valuable information on steps you should take before you start your business and throughout the start up process.

Click here to download the guide.

Georgia Small Business Resources

Georgia ranks #2 for states experiencing the largest increases in entrepreneurial activity rates over the past decade. The Department of Economic Development has put together a group of resources to help small businesses.

Click here for the Department of Economic Development resources.

Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institure

The Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute helps companies, entrepreneurs, economic developers and communities improve their competitiveness through the application of science, technology and innovation. It is one of the most comprehensive university-based programs of business and industry assistance, technology commercialization and economic development in the nation.

Click here to visit the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute website.

Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) can provide one-on-one counseling, workshops, classes, online assistance and connections to service providers, sources of capital and an index of federal, state, and local resources.

Click here to visit the Valdosta State University SBDC website.