Welcome to Pathway to Entrepreneurship

Pathway to Entrepreneurship is a free business development program that works one-on-one with new or aspiring entrepreneurs in Wake County to help them refine their business ideas and create companies that will provide a sustainable income for their families. Our goal is to minimize the barriers to entry that many entrepreneurs face when starting a business by providing entrepreneurs with informational resources, business connections, and expert advice.

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Startup Genius

Looking for business connections or resources? Here’s where you can access a curated resource list based on where you are in the business cycle. Just click on the business phase that applies to you to get started!

  • Idea

    • Have an Idea for a business
    • Interested in learning about
  • Plan

    • You want to move forward with your business idea
    • Learning the financial
      opportunities and costs of your business
  • Launch

    • Preparing to register your business
    • Setting a strong foundation for your business
  • Grow

    • Interested in broadening your customer base
    • Looking to connect with local and regional communities
  • Sustain

    • Financially Sustainable Business that is interested in scaling

Sign up for the Pathway to Entrepreneurship Workshop Seminar on 6/30/23!