Startup Tucson is a non-profit that supports entrepreneurs through low-cost education, free community events, and a free membership program.
Arizona Commerce Authority
The ACA works to advance the overall economy of Arizona by recruiting out-of-state companies, helping existing companies to grow, and partnering with entrepreneurs to create new jobs and businesses in targeted industries.
Arizona Corporation Commission
This state agency registers your corporation or LLC.
The City of Tucson Office of Economic Initiatives coordinates the City’s economic development programs for the purpose of attracting jobs and investment to the City of Tucson. It also offers local small business and entrepreneurial assistance and encourages workforce development in order to foster a long term sustainable and diverse local economy.
Downtown Tucson Partnership
DTP represents the interests of property owners and businesses in downtown Tucson, with the goal of making downtown the place people want to live, work, and play.
Invest Southwest is able to provide support and opportunities because of angel investors and groups, venture capital firms, corporate ventures, incubators, lawyers, CPAs, entrepreneurs and other organizations that support the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Legal Aid of Arizona
Provides free legal help for startups.
Optics Valley’s mission is to catalyze, convene and connect optics, photonics, astronomy and the supporting business interests throughout Arizona.
Pima County Office of Economic Development
CED is five departments working together to administer Federal, State and local funds, and oversee programs to improve economic development and tourism efforts in our region to develop a healthy economy.
Pima JTED offers young people tuition-free Career and Technical Education programs online and in-person to gain professional certifications.
Sun Corridor Inc.
Sun Corridor Inc. is an economic development organization focused on bringing business investment to Pinal, Pima, Santa Cruz and Cochise.
Visit Tucson drives economic development by connecting visitors with their ideal travel and meeting experiences in Tucson.