Local Resources

List of Resources to help you start or grow your business

City of Tacoma Community and Economic Development Department
Guide to Seattle's Startup Resources STARTUP RESOURCES AT-A-GLANCE
New Tech Tacoma a meetup group offering fun, food, drinks, presentations and connections with the Tacoma tech community
Keiretsu  Angel investors, the highest funding rate in the Northwest among major angel groups
Tacoma SCORE provides FREE confidential mentoring for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners
The Washington Small Business Development Center (WSBDC)
1 Million Cups
TEN: College is a supportive and encouraging organization for college students in Tacoma to explore and build entrepreneurial careers
Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA)  is the mega connector for Washington’s technology industry
Seattle Startup Events Calendar a guide to events, classes, workshops and more
Business Impact NW
Women’s Business Center
Veteran’s Business Outreach Center
Lending services Business Impact NW, helping small businesses grow so local communities thrive
Comprehensive Guide to starting a Business
How to Create a Successful Social Media Campaign published by Rider University explains how to improve engagement, reach, impressions, and more!

Coworking and Event Space

Union Club Tacoma
SURGE South Tacoma
Space Works Tacoma 
We Are Guild 
Coworking Wiki  a free, community-owned and operated resource for everyone interested in the world of coworking.
The Seattle Collaborative Space Alliance  a guide to coworking spaces in the Puget Sound

Do you know of a great resource we should add to the list?

If you know of a resource geared toward helping local freelancers, entrepreneurs, small business and startups find local contacts or information to help them start and grow their business please Email us and we will check into it, thanks!