If you are interested in learning more about the Fayetteville-Cumberland Regional Entrepreneur & Business HUB (FSU HUB) and how we can help your business succeed, we encourage you to reach out to us. Our team is always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide more information about our programs and services. Don't hesitate to contact us today to start your entrepreneurial journey!
The Fayetteville-Cumberland Regional Entrepreneurial Business HUB (FSU HUB) offers underrepresented business owners the ability to obtain the formal status of their diversity through various certifications. Certification allows businesses to bid on contracts as a diverse vendor in both the private and the public sectors.
Financial & Bonding Assistance
FSU HUB provides a no cost financial assistance service and referrals to surety companies when bonding capacity is needed on public or private jobs.
Capital Access Support
FSU HUB helps your business be “loan ready” to acquire capital to fund your business needs.
FSU HUB provides training, tools, and resources to move your business forward. Whether you are considering opening another location, diversifying your revenue streams, developing advanced marketing techniques, or creating a strategic plan.
FSU HUB offers access to laptops, smart boards, state-of -the-art projectors and specialized construction software.
FSU HUB provides marketing assistance to help you market and promote your small business through training workshops and business advising.
Bring your ideas to life with our 3D printers and prepare to bid on projects utilizing the plotter.
EDA University Center
Fayetteville-Cumberland Regional Entrepreneur & Business HUB provides impactful support to small, disadvantaged business enterprises, minority, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses that wish to create and grow profitable and sustainable business ventures. Fayetteville State University’s EDA University Center will facilitate the creation of jobs and the start of new businesses and assist in developing a robust and vibrant regional economic ecosystem. A significant focus of Fayetteville State University’s EDA University Center is to drive improved capacity of under-represented contractors throughout economically challenged eastern North Carolina to secure and implement major construction contracts in the six-county region.
The EDA University Center at Fayetteville State University serves Bladen, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, and Sampson.
Small Business Technology Development Center
The SBTDC provides management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses. Most of our services are free of charge, and all are confidential. By providing entrepreneurs with the tools, they need to build and grow successful businesses, the SBTDC positively impacts NC’s economy.
The SBTDC at Fayetteville State University serves the Cape Fear Region including Cumberland, Robeson, Bladen, Moore, Richmond, Scotland, Sampson, Harnett, and Hoke counties. Visit sbtdc.org for more details.
Veterans Business Outreach Center at Fayetteville State University
The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) program is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and resource partner referrals to transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard & Reserve members, and military spouses interested in starting or growing a small business. The VBOC at Fayetteville State University serves North Carolina. If you are looking for an SBA partner in a different region, please visit the Office of Veterans Business Development.
- Access to Capital Through Lender Referrals
- Business Seminars, Webinars, & Workshops
- Boots to Business | Boots to Business Reboot Training
- Business Plan Resources & Development
- Networking Opportunities
- Resources Partner Referrals
- Tailored Business Counseling