Business Licenses & Permits

In the state of Missouri, there are certain federal and state licenses and permits you will need to obtain. SBA will help you understand the requirements and how to meet them.

Women In Business

Grace Hill WBC partners with SBA to provide micro-business development for aspiring women, with a focus on minority entrepreneurs in the community.

Grants & Funding

Arch Grants is a nonprofit organization that is building a new economy by providing $50,000 equity-free grants and pro bono support services to entrepreneurs who locate their early-stage businesses in St. Louis. Through its competitive Global Startup Competition, Arch Grants retains and attracts the most innovative entrepreneurs to the St. Louis region. This program is an aggressive effort to inspire the next generation of employers, civic leaders, and philanthropists for St. Louis.

Networking & Events

SEST combats the common feelings of isolation and working in a vacuum by creating a community of motivated business owners who provide learning opportunities for one another and foster idea sharing and group problem solving.