If you have big dreams, you've come to the right place.
EDPNC Small Business Advisors is a free service for anyone seeking to start a small business in North Carolina.
Working in partnership with the N.C. Department of Commerce, we offer one-on-one phone consultations to people interested in starting a business, small business owners in need of general support, and entrepreneurs interested in moving to North Carolina. We’re here to answer your questions, and help you navigate topics like regulatory requirements, licensing stipulations, small-business training and more.
Get in touch with a small business advisor
Call us, toll free at (800) 228-8443 or contact us online.
Small business advisors are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you’re submitting a request online, please allow 1-3 days for our team to respond to your request.
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Re-register your business name before someone else does!
Did you register a business name with your County Register of Deeds before Dec. 1, 2017? (Are you a sole proprietor, general partnership, or are you doing business as another name under your existing LLC or Corporation?) If so, you can learn more about “Assumed Business Name Act” which reviews the new laws for ‘Doing Business As” or “Assumed Business Names”