Starting a Business
ECDI is where small business dreams become reality.
From idea, to business plan, to launch and beyond, ECDI is a single-stop resource for budding entrepreneurs. We've had the pleasure of helping hundreds of food-focused businesses get started on the right foot.
Interested in starting a food service business or food truck and aren’t sure where to start? Make an appointment with our Food Business Specialist, Bob Kramer. He can review the process for starting a food based business, including food regulatory measures, as well as the capital needed to fund your venture.
For start-up entrepreneurs in any industry, here are just a few of the offerings available to support at various stages in the new business process:
I've got a plan
(now what do I do?)
Start your business on the right foot with:
Business plan vetting and review.
Assistance with financial projections
Financial literacy training and loan advising
Whatever phase you're in, you don't have to go it alone!
Even if a small business loan is not in your plans right now, it's a great time to fill out a loan inquiry form and gain access to all the resources we offer: