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IN WDSTK, INC is an investor driven 501(c)6 organization that partners with the the city and the Woodstock Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to further economic development policies in the city by leveraging public and private investment. Our team and investors work to connect and energize businesses looking for growth and opportunity in Woodstock. Some of the services and programs provided by IN WDSTK include:
- Site location assistance
- License and zoning guidance
- Ribbon Cuttings
- Networking & business development programming
NETWORKING & INVESTOR INFO
FRESH START CHEROKEE
Fresh Start Cherokee is an initiative of the Cherokee Office of Economic Development designed to create a culture of entrepreneurship in Cherokee by providing educational programming and support for startups. The program is envisioned to speak to entrepreneurs across the county and help in educating the next generation about entrepreneurship and startups. With programs like 1 Million Cups Cherokee, The Lunch Circuit and other meetups, Fresh Start Cherokee is building a collaborative community of support.
The Circuit is 3,000 square feet of coworking, collaboration and innovation space for students, entrepreneurs and local community to collide. The Circuit is the official Student Center for Chat Tech. students and their space for work, projects, hanging with friends and interacting with local entrepreneurs. The Circuit is the first iteration of Fresh Start Cherokee and the collaborative partnership between Chattahoochee Technical College, the Cherokee Office of Economic Development and the Woodstock Office of Economic Development. Located in beautiful downtown Woodstock in walking distance from the best restaurants, bars, shops, outdoor entertainment and trail system in North Georgia.
The Circuit is open for use by Chat Tech students, entrepreneurs and remote workers for coworking, and the general public for coffee and work.
CHEROKEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Cherokee Chamber is an active, viable organization serving more than 1,030 members through professional and personal development opportunities while promoting a strong, vigorous economic climate in Cherokee County. They create an atmosphere for new business growth in the county, strive to ensure existing businesses thrive and newcomers and visitors recognize what Cherokee County has to offer.
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides tools, training and resources to help small businesses grow and succeed. Designated as one of Georgia’s top providers of small business assistance, the SBDC has 17 offices ranging from Rome to Valdosta to serve the needs of Georgia’s business community. Since 1977, the SBDC has helped construct a statewide ecosystem to foster the spirit, support, and success of hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs and innovators.
The Small Business Development Center, a Public Service and Outreach Extension of The University of Georgia, is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs.
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