Small Business

Small Business

Thinking about opening a business in Surprise? The Economic Development team is at your service to help get you started and on the road to success!

Click here to fill out a Small Business Form

Interested in starting your own business? We’ll help you get your business started and serve as an on-going resource. We’ll work with you as long as you need help.

Through the Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP) offered at AZ TechCelerator, Surprise offers one-on-one coaching and counseling to existing and would-be entrepreneurs, helping them establish business plans and access private and public resources. Our Economic Development staff is complemented by a network of volunteers with business expertise.

Regional and State Partner Resources

SBDC - Small Business Development Center
Lou Farina - Business Analyst
480.784.0597
lou.farina@domail.maricopa.edu

SCORE - Service Core of Retired Executives
George Sezemsky - Retired Owner/Business Executive
815.245.7674
george.sezemsky@scorevolunteer.org

ASBA  - Arizona Small Business Association
Emma Lenihan - Senior Business Relations Manager
602.306.4000
elenihan@asba.com

ASU Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Kristin Slice - Sr. Program Manager
602.499.5607
kristin.slice@asu.edu

SBA - U.S. Small Business Administration
602.745.7200

Arizona Commerce Authority Small Business Services
602.845.1200
Small Business Checklist

There is plenty of risk in starting and growing a business. You can’t eliminate it, but with our help, you can certainly minimize it. Call us today at 623.222.3300 or email the Economic Development Department.