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How to Start a Business in Tennessee

Free start-up resources and useful local contacts.


How to Start a Business in Tennessee

Starting a business in Tennessee

If you are thinking about starting a business in Tennessee or would like to grow your existing business, you have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in Tennessee contains resources and the information that will help give your venture the best chance of success. It also highlights organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

We have been helping start-ups and existing business owners in Tennessee since 2005 and a list of key local contacts can be found below.

Starting a business in Tennessee

There is plenty of help locally but where can it be found? We would love to point you in the right direction.

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Free Startup Guide

Start Your Own Business in 2022
Download the 2022 edition of our Free Start Your Own Business guide

An interactive step-by-step guide which also includes all of the most important subjects covered in an easy to read way.

The idea of starting your own business can be incredibly exciting and who can blame you for being tempted?

However, the sad truth is that far too many new enterprises fail in the early stages. Our aim is to make sure that you don’t become one of them.

This guide explains the key start-up subjects in simple English.

There is also plenty of help available in the area and much of it is free - please do make the most of it.

Read more about what our Free guide contains and how you can download it.
Starting a business in Tennessee

Key Contacts in Tennessee

'You don't know what you don't know' is a phrase that is so applicable to starting a new business.

Tennessee is a great place for start-ups but your chances of success are dramatically improved if you make the most of the support that is available locally. Click on logos to visit their websites.


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21st Century Resources Inc.
I provide counseling and mentoring services free of charge for business start ups and businesses that are expanding. I specialize in addressing the financial needs of the business. I also advise business owners in areas such as legal organization, accounting and bookkeeping, business plans, cash flow projections and eCommerce. I conduct counseling sessions by appointment either by telephone or by teleconferencing. I have thirty nine years of business experience including founding and managing two small businesses. I serve all clients located in the fifty United States.
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How to Start a Business

We have created a collection of 100s of startup articles to help anyone with whatever stage they are on with their business journey. Hundreds of thousands of people have gone before you and we can learn from what they got right and avoid the things that have been proved not to work so well.

You can see the full list of 'articles' at: How to Start a Business