Start-Up Services

SmartStart is a SmartZone program provided in collaboration with our peer SmartZone in the Upper Peninsula - MTEC SmartZone. MTEC is located in Houghton, Michigan, and provides services virtually for attendees in Sault Ste Marie.

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Grants for Small Businesses

Kickoff Presentation


Mentorship and collaboration are the pillars of success in any stage of business. As a new entrepreneur or early-stage company, mentoring and collaboration are crucial. Headwaters works with local partners like Lake Superior State University, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the regional economic development groups, and more to ensure you are given the support and connections you need to prosper.

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Office Space

Along with business resources, Headwaters North offers physical spaces for companies to grow, expand and establish remote locations for existing companies. These spaces are a great place to network, meet other entrepreneurs, and establish a physical space for your company.

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  • High-Speed Internet
  • Copier and Office Resources
  • Conference Room
  • Secure Building
  • Individual Office Spaces
  • Office Furniture