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Starting a successful new business venture requires much more than a good idea or great product. Many new companies fail simply because they failed to mind the legal or administrative details of running their business. Establishing a legal corporation, setting up accounting processes and properly paying required taxes can be distractions from your core business development but are necessary for success.

With close ties to local college business programs, community resources and support businesses, we can help guide you through the process of establishing and operating your new firm the right way.

Knowledge Is Power

There are very few people who can design the next great tech product, deal with legal issues and manage the company finances successfully. It is very often necessary to rely on others to provide the support your venture needs as it gets you to the marketplace. Knowing what help you need and what questions to ask can help keep you in the driver’s seat.

The Gould Incubator’s programs for growing entrepreneurs include on-site classes in business operations, workshop opportunities with successful business leaders, classes at nearby Florence-Darlington Technical College and mentoring programs suited to your business needs.

SC Small Business Development Center (SBDC) 

The South Carolina Small Business Development Center offers free, private consulting, resources and low-cost seminars to help small businesses thrive. The mission of the SC SBDC is to advance economic development by helping entrepreneurs grow successful businesses. Consulting on financing, marketing, employee management, importing and exporting, technology, market expansion, bookkeeping, manufacturing, and government procurement is provided. The Gould Business Incubator partners with the Florence area office of the SBDC. They can be reached at 843-661-8256. 

Gould Incubator Supporting Resources

With close ties to local college business programs, community resources and support businesses, The Gould Business Incubator provides an environment that enables emerging businesses to focus on their core venture. Incubator tenants can easily and affordably acquire the support needed to succeed.