There are organizations in Northwest Iowa that provide individual business advice and counseling to current and aspiring entrepreneurs. In addition, they provide workshops that provide valuable information to entrepreneurs in a variety of timely and critical topics. These organizations are staffed by people with extensive business experience. Often these services are provided free of charge or at a nominal cost. These counseling organizations include:
Western Iowa Tech Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Serves Cherokee and Plymouth Counties in Northwest Iowa.
Siouxland Economic Development Corp
Siouxland Economic Development Corp. (SEDC) is a regional and state provider of several business finance programs.