Business Startup & Growth
Every business opportunity is unique. The Capital Region Economic Development Corporation has the resources available to help you start, expand, or bring your business to our region. We work very closely with regional partners to provide services necessary to help your business succeed. Our staff works with each business individually to help locate the best resources necessary to move to the next level.
From business plans, to financing options, to relocations, to major business decisions, CREDC has the expertise or the appropriate business relationships to help you frame your decisions. CREDC has counselled businesses on these and other topics:
- Starting a new business
- Getting your business registered
- Writing a business plan
- Developing financial projections
How to finance your business
- Real estate purchases
- Equipment purchases
- Working capital requirements
- Preparations to negotiate with financial institutions
RESOURCES & PARTNERS
KEYSTONE INNOVATION ZONE (KIZ)
The Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) program awards tax credits to for-profit, start-up companies operating in specific target industries within the boundaries of a KIZ. CREDC administers the Harrisburg Market KIZ.
Companies must be in operation for less than 8 years
Assists KIZ companies in the early stages of growth
Tax Credits can offset certain state tax liabilities and/or be sold
Examples of Entrepreneurial and Startup Success
Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC Awards More Than $550,000 to Central Pennsylvania Technology Companies
Planning a new business or prepping your startup? We can help.
Let us help you bring your new business to life. To find out how we can support entrepreneurs and start ups, send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the form below.