Consulting and Technical Assistance

Maryland Capital Enterprises offers free one-on-one counseling to future business owners. This consultation can include but is not limited to:

  • A business consulting session with the prospective applicant
  • An initial assessment—includes a review of business idea and feasibility of the plan
  • A business start-up checklist is provided
  • Startup cost identification; business plan development, marketing plan assistance and financial projection (cash flow) assistance is provided in subsequent sessions
  • Information on legal description of business, registering a business is discussed
  • Importance of credit and collateral is reviewed and discussed
  • Filling out a small business loan application, personal financial statement, and other related forms, if applicable
  • Small business training courses are recommended