Startup Assistance

New Castle- Henry County is great place to start a new business. Low operating costs coupled with easy access to surrounding metro areas make our community the ideal location.

The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation has established a partnership with the East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center.  We suggest that anyone starting or expanding his or her business contact the SBDC staff and review available resources that can add considerable value to a project.

SBDC staff can be reached at:

Phone: (866) 596-7232
Alt. Phone: (765) 282-9950
Fax: (765) 254-1450
Email: [email protected]

Below is a listing of additional business start-up resources.

Start Up Assistance

East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center

Indiana Secretary of State Office – Guide to Starting a Business

Central Indiana Business Ownership Initiative

Indiana District Small Business Development Center

Purdue University Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship

Ball State University Resources


Energize East Central Indiana EB-5 Regional Visa Center, LLC

Indiana Business Taxes and Finance

Networking Organizations



Indiana Health Industry Forum

Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Venture Club of Indiana