The Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship houses a combination of available resources that can assist entrepreneurs with consulting, financial advice, product research and much more. The regular hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Summer hours are 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. The CIE offices are located on the 3rd floor of the Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Resources Located Inside the Innovation Center
- Small Business and Technology Development Center - located in Room 302
- U.S. Small Business Administration - located in Room 106
- Missouri Enterprise – Manufacturing Extension Program - located in Room 103
Start-up guides and assistance:
The Basics provides information to new or existing business owners on the skills needed to operate a small business and some common reasons small businesses fail.
Reviews the latest business tools to help you get your business off the ground without breaking the bank or wasting time. Helps small business owners and entrepreneurs make informed decisions on the right tools and products for their business.
The Wall Street Journal's tips for starting a business including funding, technology, franchising and running a business.
Other Missouri SBTDC Resources
One of the costliest mistakes a busy entrepreneur can make is to fail to preprare for the possibility of an emergency or disaster. Without a disaster recovery plan, a business could be impacted to the point of business failure.
This collection of documents and links addresses the concerns of small businesses. Materials are organized to help you find what you need. Sources range from Missouri universities and governement agencies to trade associations.