Starting and growing a business isn’t easy. But accessing resources and guidance can be.

What You Need, When You Need It

Get the assistance you need through no-cost 1:1 business consulting, mentor networks and on-demand programming. We’ve worked closely with leaders in Republic to put everything you need to know about getting started in one centralized place. 

Watch Expert-Led Content On-Demand

Check out training designed for businesses in our region.

Meet 1:1 with a Business Consultant

Expert business consultants with the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University offer 1:1 business consulting at no cost to business owners. Schedule a quick, 10 minute introductory call to learn how we can help.

Get Feedback from Business Mentors

Our mentorship program is designed to provide honest and practical feedback based on personal experience, not just business theory. Mentorship meetings are free and open to everyone. All information shared in mentorship meetings is confidential. Mentorship meetings are 30 minutes in duration and are held virtually.

Goal Setting, Planning & Organizing, Adaptbaility & Resilience

Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions

Marketing, Administration, Communication

Leadership, Culture, Human Resources

Accounting, Management & Entrepreneurship

Business Strategy & Product Growth

Tech Commercialization & Financial Analysis

Finance & Logistics

Business Strategy, Analytics, Marketing & Product Design

Republic Business Resources

City of Republic

The City of Republic is excited to work with entrepreneurs and business owners to create jobs and support economic vitality. Check out the resources below for businesses looking to start or grow in Republic.

Christian County Merchant License

Learn what types of businesses need a Christian County Merchant License and how to apply.

Greene County Merchant License

Learn what types of businesses need a Greene County Merchant License and how to apply.

Show Me Christian County

Show Me Christian County is a partnership organization formed to represent all seven municipalities in Christian County. The organization encourages business attraction, business retention & expansion, workforce development, and entrepreneurship throughout Christian County by aligning resources and processes.

State Sales Tax License

The Missouri Department of Revenue administers sales tax licensing. The state office is located in Jefferson City. Their website has a lot of helpful information and their phone number is (573) 751-2836.

Microlending for Small Businesses

Learn more about microlending programs that are available to small businesses in southwest Missouri.

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