To help support growing businesses, the Massachusetts Office of Small Business & Entrepreneurship (OSBE), under the leadership of Executive Director André Porter, works with the State's many service providers of technical assistance and financing, as well as directly with small businesses to help provide the resources necessary for success. Whether your business is early stage or is well established, having the right information, assistance and training will allow your company to thrive, grow and succeed in Massachusetts.

Visit the Small Business Administration to find information on everything from writing a business plan, financing, and insurance to finding a location, protecting your idea, and marketing your product or service. Their "Small Business Planner" includes information and resources to help you at any stage of your business lifecycle.

The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) Network provides one-to-one free comprehensive and confidential services focusing on, business growth and strategies, financing and loan assistance as well as strategic, marketing and operational analysis. In addition, low cost educational training programs are offered across the state targeted to the needs of small business. Services are provide statewide by a network of six regional offices and two specialty centers offering assistance with international trade and government procurement.

Visit, the website to find the sites to help your business expand or relocate. We have the workforce, the business climate, and the sites. Massachusetts, It's All Here! The Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development is a private, non-profit partnership of business, industry leaders, and government dedicated to the economic growth of Massachusetts.