Startup Business Research Help

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Our business librarians offer free virtual market research appointments for anyone in the community!

Startup Business Research Help

Curious about current conditions in your industry? Need to explore your customer base by researching demographics of your potential location? Want to learn more about area competitors and their services/products?  

See various options below to connect with an expert librarian who will assist you in diving into business databases to get this essential information!

Walk-in One-on-One Sessions:

Visit the Entrepreneurship Center for walk-in one-on-one Startup Business Research assistance on the first Thursday and third Tuesday of each month September through June. No appointment needed.


Market Research Workshops:

Attend a free 60-minute workshop. This workshop helps you answer questions about demographics, industry growth estimates, trends, competition, market openings, and more.

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