August 8, 2020  
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Entrepreneurs  
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Columbia, Illinois Resources for Entrepreneurs

Help is on the way, Illinois entrepreneurs! Our team is assembling a list of entrepreneurial resources in the Columbia area.

Illinois Entrepreneurial Resources

Here's the first thing you should do. Browse our list of Illinois entrepreneurial resources that have proven to be useful to many new entrepreneurs. These state-level resources can be very useful to Columbia entrepreneurs . . . and any entrepreneurs in Illinois for that matter.

We've got lists of Illinois angel investors, information on incorporating in Illinois, Illinois VC firms and many other resources.

Use the link below to access our Illinois entrepreneurial resources:

Useful Information on Columbia, Illinois

Did you know that approximately 7,000 people live in Columbia? That's the count according to recent census data.

Columbia, Illinois

Columbia, Illinois Newspaper Advertising

Interested in advertising a Columbia, IL business? To reach Columbia customers, newspaper advertising can be very effective.

To make your life a little easier, we've gathered up the newspaper advertising rates for newspapers in Columbia, Illinois.

Starting a Business in Columbia, Illinois

New entrepreneurs will like our startup guide that we've created for Columbia, IL.

Business Demographics for Columbia, Illinois

Columbia has more than 300 companies located within its borders. The most popular business types are delineated in the table below:

Business Type# of
Religious Organizations12
Commercial Banking11
New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)11
Limited-Service Restaurants9
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers9
Beauty Salons7
Full-Service Restaurants7
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages7
Offices of Dentists7
Offices of Lawyers7
Engineering Services6
Offices of Certified Public Accountants6
Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)6
Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance5
Electrical Contractors5
Pharmacies and Drug Stores5
Residential Remodelers5
Commercial and Institutional Building Construction4
Civic and Social Organizations4
Child Day Care Services4
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers4
General Automotive Repair4
Landscaping Services4
Office Administrative Services4
Offices of Chiropractors4


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General Entrepreneurial Resources

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