• Seattle Food Businesses Program at Seattle's Office of Economic Development

    Seattle Food Businesses Program at Seattle's Office of Economic Development

    Seattle is a hotbed of exciting and successful restaurants and food businesses. This guide makes it easier to navigate through the rules and requirements you'll face as you start or grow your own food business in the welcoming, thriving city we call home!

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  • Seattle Made

    Seattle Made

    Seattle Made connects manufacturers, makers, and producers to each other and the resources they need to thrive! Membership is open to manufactures who produce a product line, have at least one full-time employee (yourself included), and offer products through one or more retailers. Membership is free with a one time application fee. Benefits include full page profile in an online directory, use of the Seattle Made logo, participation in exclusive sales, promotional and networking events, access to member only communications platform and one-on-one consultations!

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  • The Seattle Public Library - Library to Business program

    The Seattle Public Library - Library to Business program

    Offers business information assistance and training opportunities. Provides free access to valuable research tools with information about markets, companies, customers and more.

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  • Seattle Office of Labor Standards

    Seattle Office of Labor Standards

    Office of Labor Standards (OLS) is mandated to implement the City's labor standards for Minimum Wage, Paid Sick and Safe Time, Wage Theft, Fair Chance Employment (limiting the use of conviction and arrest records in employment decisions), Secure Scheduling, The Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative, Domestic Workers Ordinance, Commuter Benefits Ordinance, and other laws that the City may enact in the future.

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  • University of Washington’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

    University of Washington’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

    Serves small business and entrepreneurs throughout Washington State by providing free, comprehensive legal advice and assistance. Selects clients on a quarterly basis and provides them with a full business and legal audit, as well as help with intellectual property issues.The University of Washington School of Law is a top-ranked public law school.

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  • Urban Impact

    Urban Impact

    Urban Impact offers assistance to small businesses through workshops, Sharks at the Beach competition, and accelerator programs.

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  • U.S. Small Business Administration, Seattle District Office

    U.S. Small Business Administration, Seattle District Office

    Helps businesses start, grow and succeed by providing resources and services in "the three C's" - Counseling, Capital and Contracting. Serves Washington and northern Idaho.

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  • U.S. SBA Resource Guide (National Edition in English)

    U.S. SBA Resource Guide (National Edition in English)

    Small Business Administration (SBA) guide to help people start and grow businesses.

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  • U.S. SBA Resource Guide (National Edition in Spanish)

    U.S. SBA Resource Guide (National Edition in Spanish)

    Small Business Administration guide to help people start and grow businesses. (Spanish)

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  • Ventures

    Ventures

    Empowers aspiring entrepreneurs with limited resources and unlimited potential. Access to business training, capital, coaching and hands-on learning opportunities.

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