Business & Finance


Business Assistance

City of Youngstown Department of Economic Development

Export Assistance Network at YSU

Ohio 1st Stop Business Connection

Ohio Small Business Development Center at YSU

Procurement Technical Assistance Center at YSU

Small Business Administration, Cleveland District Office

Valley Economic Development Partners 


Business Associations

America Makes

Business Resource Network

Greater Warren-Youngstown Urban League

Mahoning Valley Chapter of BNI

Minority Business Assistance Center

Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority, Western Reserve Port Authority

Youngstown Business and Professional Women’s Club, opens a new window

Youngstown SCORE

Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber


Business Incubators

BRITE Energy Innovators

Common Wealth Kitchen Incubator

Oak Hill Collaborative

Youngstown Business Incubator


Business Plans

Business Planning Templates from SCORE (website), opens a new window

Business Plans Handbook – Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale), opens a new window

Census Business Builder

Gale Business: DemographicsNow, opens a new window
Find market research and demographic reports for writing business plans.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship, opens a new window
Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business.  Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

Gale Business: Plan Builder, opens a new window 
This is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.

LegalForms (Gale), opens a new window Tutorial, opens a new window

Companies & Markets

Business Insights Essentials (Gale), opens a new window

Business Source Complete (EBSCO), opens a new window

Mergent Archives – Digitized Corporate Manual Collection

Mergent Intellect, opens a new window  Tutorial, opens a new window

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) (Data Axle)  Tutorial, opens a new window (website), opens a new window

Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber Member Directory


S&P Global Net Advantage, opens a new window Tutorial, opens a new window

Weiss Financial Ratings Series (Website)  

Yahoo Finance (website)


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