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Gallatin: One of the best sites for start-ups

How to Start a Business

Learn how to move your business vision from concept to reality.

  • Create a Business Plan
  • Select a Business Structure
  • Funding Sources
  • Marketing
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Resource Center

Get connected to organizations that offer assistance as well as public officials who can help you get started.

  • Networks and Resources
  • Agencies Supporting Entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurship Training Programs
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Success Stories

They did it. So can you. Read about eleven visionary entrepreneurs who brought their dreams to life in one of the best cities for start-ups in Tennessee.

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“The Small Business Resource and Communication Guide” is a particularly good resource for anyone considering starting a small business.

If you have dreams of owning your own business, you’re in good company. The Gallatin-Sumner County area is known for its entrepreneurial spirit. Several local corporate giants started as small family businesses, unique specialty shops and one-of-a-kind restaurants that have become staples in our community.

You owe it to yourself to find out more about Gallatin, one of the best start-up locations in Middle Tennessee. For more information or to schedule a visit, contact Gallatin Economic Development Agency at (615) 451-5940 or