Whether you're starting a new career, launching a business, or pursuing personal goals, Muskogee provides a fertile ground to turn your aspirations into reality.


Muskogee's welcoming embrace of entrepreneurship and small businesses makes it an exceptional environment for anyone seeking to embark on a new career, launch a business venture, or pursue personal goals. For remote workers, in particular, Muskogee's appeal is undeniable. The city's entrepreneurial landscape is flourishing, offering fertile ground for individuals with aspirations to transform their dreams into reality. With the recent establishment of an Oklahoma Small Business Development Center and exciting plans for a modern co-working space in the works, Muskogee provides essential support for innovators and remote professionals alike. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a remote worker looking for a thriving community, Muskogee provides an ideal canvas for you to script your own success story. Here, the future of entrepreneurship and small businesses is filled with opportunity and potential.

  • #3 Top State for Start-Up Survival
  • #4 Entrepreneurial State
  • #5 County in Oklahoma for Capital Investment
  • #1 Most Affordable City - Business Facilities Magazine, 2023
  • 4th Lowest Cost of Living in the US
Entrepreneurs & Startups

small business development center (SBDC)

The newly established Oklahoma Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in our community is a game-changer for local entrepreneurs and small business owners. With its expert guidance, valuable mentorship, and access to essential resources, the SBDC serves as a driving force behind the success of small businesses in our region. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur looking to launch your first venture or a seasoned business owner seeking to expand your horizons, the SBDC is here to provide the support and knowledge you need.

Entrepreneurs & Startups


The City of Muskogee Foundation is on a mission to invigorate our city’s professional landscape. Our newest endeavor is the creation of a cutting-edge co-working space, perfectly positioned in the heart of downtown Muskogee. This innovative space is meticulously designed to cater to the needs of the creative and tech-savvy class, as well as remote workers. Offering a collaborative environment within a vibrant community of makers, this future co-working space aims to be the driving force behind Muskogee’s rising entrepreneurial spirit. With a focus on fostering innovation and connectivity, we’re excited to provide an ideal hub for inspired minds to thrive and collaborate, shaping the future of Muskogee and beyond.

Entrepreneurs & Startups

Ready. Set. Move. Incentive

Muskogee is committed to investing in talent for Muskogee area companies. If your business has a hard-to-fill position within Muskogee County or creates a new position within a qualifying NAICS codes and pays more than $110% of the Muskogee average county wage, you could be eligible for a one-time incentive. Thanks to the generous support of the City of Muskogee Foundation, a $10,000.00 stipend is offer to employees of a qualified business who purchase or build a home in the city limits of Muskogee.


Looking to grow your professional network and connect with like-minded individuals in Muskogee? Look no further than MYPros, the dynamic young professionals’ group in our community. MYPros is your gateway to a vibrant network of emerging leaders and innovators, offering exciting opportunities to enhance your career, foster meaningful connections, and engage in community development. Whether you’re new to the area or a longtime resident, MYPros provides the perfect platform to cultivate your professional journey while making lasting friendships. Join us, and together we’ll shape the future of Muskogee’s business landscape while fostering your own personal growth and success.

We've gotten great support here, the city has helped provide any kind of resources that we need. They're all about growing small businesses here because when the local product grows, the city grows. Reo Ray Owner, Mama Tig's Wood Fired Pizza

Jonnie & Reo

A dynamic entrepreneurial couple moving Muskogee Forward


Ready, Set, Move to make Muskogee work ready

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Employers are struggling to find employees with a record number of job openings locally and nationally. The Port of Muskogee’s economic workforce development effort is helping employers by creating tools. The City of Muskogee and Muskogee County understands the importance of recruiting talent to the community. Ready, Set, Move is a $10,000...

Ready, Set, Move to make Muskogee work ready