Entrepreneurship & Technology

City Hall

144 Tichenor Ave, Suite 2

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  2. Phone: (334) 501-7270
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

Caitlin Myers

Entrepreneurial & Technology Programs Manager

  1. Phone: (334) 501-7377
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Start in Auburn

Thinking of starting a business? Here's how.
Searching for space for your business? There are options.

Looking for funding? See these opportunities.

Learn about why you should Start in Auburn.

Auburn's Entrepreneurial Events

What kind of event would you like to see held? Let us know! Select your interests on this questionnaire so that we may provide programming that best serves you and offers you information that is most relevant and important to you.

Stay tuned for future events!

Additive Manufacturing Accelerator

Learn about the Additive Manufacturing Accelerator, designed to aid entrepreneurs and manufacturers in the creation and development of new manufactured products.

COVID-19 Business Assistance

If you are looking for business assistance or funding as a result of the pandemic, see our Business Resources page for available options.

Why Auburn

As part of the fastest growing economy in Alabama, Auburn is a great place to live or start a business. Its unique resources include Auburn University and the City of Auburn.


There are many more reasons why you should choose to start your business in Auburn. Read about our national recognitions or learn more about our community yourself.



If you are looking for a mentor or would like to volunteer to become a mentor, contact us! We are looking for experienced entrepreneurs or business-minded professionals who would like to engage with our local startups.

NEW! Auburn's mentorship resources have expanded. Read the news of how we are now home to SCORE, a nonprofit that provides free, confidential advice to small businesses. Sign up to mentor or to find a mentor with SCORE.

Other Entrepreneurial Events of Interest

Ongoing: Alabama Small Business Development Center events

June 15: Nominations due for National Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards

July 6-8: Venture Summit Virtual Connect Global (seed/angel funding and Series A through C)

Aug. 17-19: Alabama Launchpad Finale

Why Entrepreneurial and Technology Programs

The creation of technology-based startups is an important pillar of the City of Auburn’s Economic Development strategy. For that reason, we have established an initiative to focus on entrepreneurship and technology.

By providing resources and programming for entrepreneurs and aspiring tech startups, we strive to improve the health of the entrepreneurial ecosystem as well as further the growth and development of technology-based companies in Auburn.