Step 1: Start Your Business

Business Thrive
  1. Is Entrepreneurship For You?
  2. Who is Your Target Market?
  3. Would You Like a Mentor?
  4. Do You Need Financial Support?
  5. Contacts

If you’re thinking about starting a small business, you should start by weighing the pros and cons, so that you can make a wise decision. The resources in this section are your tool box:

What does it take to start-up and succeed? 

This guide can help you determine if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Further small business training and counseling services are available for small businesses and our local CO.STARTERS program can introduce you to key players who will help you make your dream a reality.

Contact Us | Office of Economic Growth
8731 Citizens Dr. Suite 350 | New Port Richey, FL 34654
David Engel Economic Growth Director | dengel@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x8274
Steve Smith Business Analyst | stsmith@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x8829

Rich Jenkins | Program Manager | rjenkins@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x2350
Rebecca Singh | Program Coordinator | rsingh@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x7848