Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs

An Economy Built for Everyone

Whether it’s a new restaurant or an IT firm, there has never been a better time than now to start a business in Tulsa. Access to capital and mentorships in Tulsa continue to grow, and resources like the Tulsa Small Business Connection provide entrepreneurial education, management training, growth assistance and strategy.

Inc. Magazine ranked Tulsa 19th in rate of entrepreneurship, noting Tulsa’s nonprofit coworking space at 36 Degrees North and venture capital investment firm i2E. Tulsa also ranked in WalletHub’s Best Cities for Hispanic Small Businesses in 2019. PartnerTulsa is here to help new business owners facilitate their ventures – whether by increasing access to capital, providing connections to public contracting opportunities, or partnering to increase mentorship and support programs.

Oasis Fresh Market grocery store in Tulsa, OK
Impact Story

Oasis Fresh Market: Paving the Way Towards a Better Tulsa

North Tulsa’s food desert prompted the City to partner with the local community, non-profit organizations, and the local Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI). The neighborhood now has its own 16,425 sq. ft state-of-the-art grocery store on Peoria Avenue called Oasis Fresh Market.

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The Stories That Inspire Us

June 17, 2022

New Initiative to Break Link Between Housing Instability and Incarceration

Tulsa has been selected as one of four communities/entities to participate in the launch of the Just Home Project, a national program launched by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Urban Institute…
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April 29, 2022

Oasis Fresh Market: Paving the Way Towards a Better Tulsa

North Tulsa’s food desert prompted the City to partner with the local community, non-profit organizations, and the local Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI). The neighborhood now has its own 16,425 sq. ft state-of-the-art grocery store…
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April 25, 2022

Be Well Community Corporation Receives $513,000 Grant to Launch Homebuyer Program for North Tulsans

Be Well Community Corporation has been awarded $513,000 from the City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund to launch the North Tulsa Forward Program. The program will offer free, virtual financial literacy and home-buying educational courses, as…
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Wyatt Donnelly-Landolt
Director, Small Business and Entrepreneurship wyatt@partnertulsa.org