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First Stop Business Connection


The First Stop Business Connection is an information resource to help potential business owners understand the requirements to start a business in Ohio and meet requirements for business operations.


An online toolbox of start-up information provided in conjunction with Ohio Business Gateway and Small Business Development Centers. The basic start-up kit includes information on starting a business, funding opportunities and an industry-specific checklist. The program also includes a hotline where users can ask business questions and request a hard copy of the business kits.

For Whom

Potential business owners

Program Contact

Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Jay Mulligan, (614) 752-7455

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