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Starting a Business?

Where to start, when starting your business. 

Launching a new business can be a big undertaking. As an entrepreneur, what are some things you should be doing to get your business off on the right foot? The Ohio Secretary of State has a roadmap with the top-10 tasks to get you started. 

Not sure what kind of business you need to create?

Find out how to set up different kinds of organizations in the state of Ohio.  The Ohio Secretary of State’s business guides provides practical information and guidance.

This guidance includes information about: 

  • Corporations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Sole proprietorships
  • Trademark or service mark registration

Considering a technology startup?  

Technology entrepreneurs can find a robust network of business supports to take advanced ideas and turn them into new technology businesses. The Ohio Third Frontier is a thriving statewide community of expert people and organizations dedicated to increasing the odds of success for your entrepreneurial enterprise.