Columbus is an amazing place to start, build, or relocate a business—just ask Coca-Cola, Aflac, Char-Broil, Masterbuilt, Path-Tec, or Salt Life. One of our newest companies, SlumberPod, was recently featured on Shark Tank, and one of our oldest, Goldens' Foundry, was featured in Garden & Gun’s Made in the South awards. We have incredible incentives, a diverse and talented workforce, mentorship and incubator programs, and we like to think that the view of the Chattahoochee River isn’t half bad either. We want you to be our next great success story and we’re ready to give you the assistance you need.
Columbus Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business. The chamber staff working with strategic partners serves the local community with programs, services and initiatives that address every aspect of business development. We are your partner for success.
Located in the Eagle and Phenix complex in the heart of Uptown, CoWork Columbus offers a flexible work environment designed for any- and all-sized companies. It’s an ideal workplace solution for startups, established companies, consultants, and freelancers wanting to get out of the home, or an alternative to a traditional office environment.
CSU Entrepreneurship Program
Columbus State University offers a minor in entrepreneurship in the Turner College of Business. They host annual business plan competitions and the regional contest for the Georgia Tech Inventures Statewide competition. StartUP Columbus’s entrepreneur center is located on CSU’s campus in the Frank Brown Hall building in Uptown.
The East Alabama Chamber of Commerce
The East Alabama Chamber of Commerce seeks to promote, endorse, advocate, and educate the business community. We look to be a partner with the government entities in our region to help encourage economic development and business retention.
With nearly 100 experienced mentors in Georgia, SCORE can help you achieve your goals with business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed.
StartUP Columbus supports entrepreneurs through mentorship programs and increased accessibility to human, financial, and professional resources. This organization is focused on cultivating a thriving ecosystem to support entrepreneurs and successful startups.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides tools, training, and resources to help small businesses grow and succeed. Since 1977, their network of partners has helped construct a statewide ecosystem to foster the spirit, support, and success of hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs and innovators.