Panola Partnership, Inc. works hand-in-hand with the University of Mississippi’s Small Business Development Center to assist new entrepreneurs and existing small businesses. Please contact UMSBDC directly, for more information at (800) 725-7232,(662) 915-1291, or e-mail .
We also work with the team at North Delta Planning and Development District (NDPDD) with loan programs for Small Businesses. They can be contacted by calling the Panola County office in Batesville at (662) 561.4100 or . Their office is located at 220 Power Drive (off Highway 6) in Batesville.
At the request of the Mississippi Public Service Commission, electric and natural gas utilities submitted small business incentives with the stated goal of helping businesses during this time of economic decline. Listed here are the criteria of the utility plans submitted to the Commission. Additional terms and conditions apply. Please refer to the applicable utility’s website for more information.
Small businesses are the backbone of Mississippi’s economy. In an effort to strengthen and grow the small business sector of Mississippi, the Entrepreneur Center at the Mississippi Development Authority has created Business Launchpoint. This guide is designed to educate entrepreneurs on the proper techniques to successfully launch and grow a new business.
The Business Launchpoint is a guide designed to educate entrepreneurs and small business startups on the proper techniques to successfully launch or maintain a business. With instructions on how to write a business plan, create a marketing strategy and develop a financial strategy, the tool kit is free to download and available on www.mississippi.org and www.msenetworks.org.