GROW

Looking to grow? You’re in good company in Greater Peoria.  Come work among our leading healthcare innovators, world-class engineers and manufacturers, and energetic entrepreneurs.  We can’t wait to help your business grow and succeed in GP!

Why is Greater Peoria so good at helping companies grow? Our resources are world-class. They have to be to support a major healthcare industry and global companies like Caterpillar, our largest single employer. From the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship to Startup Peoria, our Peoria NEXT Innovation Center to our International Trade Center, Greater Peoria has the support you need to get to the next level.

And if funding is holding you back, give us a call. From micro funding to venture capital, we have resources to support good business plans and visionary entrepreneurs.

Can it really be that easy? It can! Come and grow your business in Greater Peoria. We can’t wait to help you succeed.

$ 27M
in research and development investment.
$ 5.5M
invested by Central Illinois Angels in 15 portfolio companies
60
companies assisted annually by Bradley University’s Small Business Development Center
27
companies incubated at the Peoria NEXT Innovation Center
4
colleges ready to prepare your workforce
$ 250M
in business export sales achieved through assistance by our International Trade Center