Small Business Resources

Kentucky Small Business Development Center

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center provides free training and consulting services for new ventures and existing businesses. KSBDC representatives have access to demographic information, market research, industry profiles and sample business plans. KSBDC also gives clients access to a network of knowledgeable consultants who work vigorously to insure small business success.

KSBDC offers an intensive schedule of affordable training workshops both in the classroom and online. Listings of the expert-led training workshops currently being offered throughout the KSBDC Network are available by visiting www.ksbdc.org.

KSBDC representatives for the Kyndle region, Alan Taylor and Lois Decker, are available by appointment at Kyndle headquarters in Henderson. To schedule a meeting or for more information, call Alan at 270-826-7505 or Lois at 270-926-8085 or email lois.decker@murraystate.edu.

Northwest Kentucky Training Consortium

The Northwest Kentucky Training Consortium is a non-profit organization partnered with Kyndle aimed at taking our already well-prepared workforce to the next level with training focused on the job specific needs of business and industry in Henderson, McLean, Union and Webster counties.

The result is flexible, cost-effective workforce development with short- and long-term returns on investment. For more information, visit www.nktc.org.

The NKTC director is Betsy Wells-Jones, available at 270-826-7505, 877-434-3766 or betsy@nktc.org.

Taking Care of Business Committee

Kyndle’s Taking Care of Business Committee has two goals:

Call Kyndle at 270-826-7505 and make our Taking Care of Business Committee your new advocate.

Kyndle Entrepreneurship Center 

The Kyndle Entrepreneurship Center at Kyndle headquarters has four entrepreneurial suites available for low-cost rent. The center offers new business owners wireless broadband, business mail and package service, use of a copier and 24-hour access to a private voicemail box.

Each entrepreneurial suite tenant has access to a separate conference room or training room as available. Training programs in topics such as business plans, credit repair, marketing, legal issues and bookkeeping are also available.

To start your new business at the Kyndle Entrepreneurship Center, contact Stephanie Lucas at 270-826-7505 or Stephanie@kyndle.us.

Download an application here.

Community Ventures Corp.

Community Ventures Corporation is a community-based, non-profit organization that empowers individuals, families, new business owners, expanding businesses and non-profits through education, financing and technology.

CVC's central mission is to provide individuals and families with the skills, income and assets they need to achieve financial independence through small business ownership, home ownership and job creation through business expansion.

Visit www.cvcky.org or contact Stephanie Lucas at 270-826-7505 or Stephanie@kyndle.us to find out how CVC can help you meet and exceed your financial and quality of life goals.

Office of Innovation and Commercialization

The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development’s Office of Innovation and Commercialization is charged with leading the Commonwealth’s efforts to encourage business innovation and build technology-driven and research-intensive industries.

OIC’s mission includes recruiting, creating and retaining high-tech companies and jobs, producing new products and services and developing new and improved processes. The office manages the Kentucky Innovation Network now with ten Innovation and Commercialization Centers and three satellite offices across the state.

For more information about your local Innovation and Commercialization Center, contact Joe Berry at the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corp. at (270) 926-4339 or jberry@owensboro.com.

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