Starting a Business

Looking to be your own boss or pursue your passion? Get the information you need to start on a firm footing.

Planning a Business


Find out how to start a business in C-U.

Registering a Business Name


Get information on how to register the name of your business in Illinois.

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Need friendly advice?

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce provides support for local business. Experienced business professionals offer free counseling through SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives. The Small Business Development Center is part of U of I Extension.