Ohio Opportunities for New Americans

Growing Businesses

Starting a Business


Learn the steps and requirements to starting a business in Ohio and hiring an employee.


The Starting Your Business in Ohio guide along with the Hiring Your First or Next Employee guide provide detailed information you need to start and grow a business. A new version of the Starting Your Business guide was recently completed and is now available for download. Both guides provide easy-to-understand information. For more assistance in starting or growing your business, visit sbdc.development.ohio.gov and minority.ohio.gov.

For Whom

All individuals.

How Much


To read and download the guides, click here.