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Other Resources and Partners

The Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship houses a combination of available resources that can assist entrepreneurs with consulting, financial advice, product research and much more. The regular hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Summer hours are 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. The CIE offices are located on the 3rd floor of the Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Resources Located Inside the Innovation Center

Online Resources

Start-up guides and assistance:

The Basics

The Basics provides information to new or existing business owners on the skills needed to operate a small business and some common reasons small businesses fail.

Choose What

Reviews the latest business tools to help you get your business off the ground without breaking the bank or wasting time. Helps small business owners and entrepreneurs make informed decisions on the right tools and products for their business.

Small Business How-To Guide

The Wall Street Journal's tips for starting a business including funding, technology, franchising and running a business.

Other Missouri SBTDC Resources

Disaster Preparedness

One of the costliest mistakes a busy entrepreneur can make is to fail to preprare for the possibility of an emergency or disaster. Without a disaster recovery plan, a business could be impacted to the point of business failure.

Missouri Business Resource Library

This collection of documents and links addresses the concerns of small businesses. Materials are organized to help you find what you need. Sources range from Missouri universities and government agencies to trade associations.


Dempster Hall of Business, Room 241
One University Plaza, MS 5875
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701