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Please view this comprehensive document about the resources in Laramie. It also outlines the information found on this page and gives an overview of what it's like to live in Laramie. For more info, please contact us at 307-745-7339 or email us.

Wyoming Business Council (WBC)

WBC's key programs focus on developing assets to capture new business development, to build market share and applied research programs, and to integrate technologies into the economic foundation of the state.  Beyond its assistance to communities, existing businesses, and recruitment prospects, the WBC has divisions dedicated to agribusiness, tourism, minerals and energy, technology, manufacturing, and the arts and entertainment industries.  For more information click here.

University of Wyoming Research Products Center (UWRPC)

A unit within the Office of Research and Economic Development, University of Wyoming.

UWRPC is a joint collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Business Council that assists entrepreneurs and inventors in matters relating to the protection, marketing, and commercialization of their intellectual property. Through this they support the creation of new technology-related start-up ventures within Wyoming and encourage partnerships between University faculty and Wyoming businesses. For more information click here.

Wyoming Entrepreneur

 A unit within the Office of Research and Economic Development, University of Wyoming.

The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC), branded as Wyoming Entrepreneur, is a department of the University of Wyoming. The "center" consists of multiple offices throughout the state with business consultants who provide basic business education through consulting, classes and webinars, publications, web services (, and referrals to related agencies.

The SBDC also includes the Wyoming Market Research Center (MRC) which offers free market research reports. And, the Wyoming PTAC (procurement technical assistance center) that assists businesses who desire to sell products and/or services to the government. For more information click here.

Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative (WSSI)

A unit within the Office of Research and Economic Development, University of Wyoming.

WSSI was formed in 1996 to encourage individuals and small businesses from Wyoming to participate in the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.  The SBIR and STTR programs provide more than $2 billion annually in R&D grants and contracts to qualified small businesses (U.S. owned, independently operated, for-profit entities of fewer than 500 employees).  For more information click here.


Laramie Chamber Business Alliance Business Resource Guide

The LCBA Business Resource Guide outlines doing business and living in Laramie.

Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC)

A unit within the Office of Research and Economic Development, University of Wyoming.

The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) is a new business development program that focuses on high growth oriented companies with an emphasis on technology at the University of Wyoming. The WTBC was created for the development of a technology oriented business incubator within its 30,000 sq. ft. facility on the campus of the University of Wyoming. Business incubators have proven to help small businesses succeed in the crucial first stages. Expert guidance, combined with shared resources, helps facilitate an ideal setting.  For more information click here.

Wyoming Women's Business Center (WWBC)

WWBC provides many services to women in business including training, business counseling, marketing assistance, and networking opportunities.  For more information click here.


A unit within the Office of Research and Economic Development, University of Wyoming.

Manufacturing-Works is a not-for-profit organization that offers technical and engineering assistance, financial counseling, and general business consulting.  It also offers customized solutions to help improve a business's profitability and performance.  For more information click here.

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

The Department of Workforce Services focuses on creating a workforce to that is able to meet the current demands of Wyoming's diverse business environment.  It is comprised of four divisions: Business Training & Outreach, Employment Services, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Office of the Director.  For more information click here.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The SBA provides many services for individuals looking to start, run, and grow their businesses.  Some of the services include free counseling and information on starting a business and financial assistance for new and existing businesses.  For more information click here or contact your regional SBA office: