Information and Resources on Small Business
Biz Whiz - A community website for work from home
business. It contains information, tools and resources to help any home based business.
Chief Home Officer - Offers resources,
links, articles, news, and reviews for entrepreneurs.
eGrindstone - Resource for homeworkers
featuring articles on practical aspects of working from home.
Entrepreneur.com - Home
Based Businesses - Information and resources for starting and running a
eWorking Women - Community of women in
business online and those who want to work freelance, telecommute or find at-home
computer work or jobs online.
4HB.com - Resources for business at home with
a library of articles and quick links.
Home Office Voice - News, reviews and
commentary in the world of Internet home business.
Say Home Business.com - Home business
ideas, tools and how to achieve success with your home business.
Work At Home Parents
AP-BIZ Attachment Parents in Business - Email
list, directory and community of parents wanting to combine a home business with
raising their families.
Bizy Moms - Online community by Liz Folger,
for moms interested in working from home.
Direct Sales Moms - Information and
resources for moms in direct sales working from home.
Dot Com Women - Dedicated to women's
professional and personal development through business and entertainment resources,
contests, events, forums, freebies, and a shopping directory.
e-BusinessMoms.com - Free resource
site helping work at home moms to start, grow and maintain a business online.
FreelanceMom.com - Source for professional
moms. Offers articles, job opportunities, advice, sharing and friendship.
Frugal Mom - Dedicated to helping moms stay
home with their children by offering creative ways to earn money from home and ways
to save money at home.
HBWM - Provides networking information, monthly
newsletter, member's listserv, membership directory and discounts on various
products and services.
HomeWorkingMom.com - Information and
an online newsletter for moms.
Jobs For Moms - Resources and list of companies
offering home jobs and income information in the USA.
ModemMoms - Tips, tools, articles, resources
and even mentors to help grow your business.
Mom and Her Money - Christian site for
stay at home moms that wish to work at home. Filled with small business start up
ideas, reputable work from home companies, tips and encouragement.
Mommy Community - An online community
for moms dedicated to help moms find a barter buddy and resources to make life as
a work at home mom easier.
Mommy Links - Resources for making the
most of being a mom at home.
Mailers - Advice, support, message boards, scheduled chats, monthly contests,
as well as member exchanges and a quarterly mailing.
Mommy Portal - Provides tips on promoting
your business, WAHM directory and affiliate programs.
Mompreneurs LLC - Offers entrepreneurial
advice for women-owned businesses.
Moms At Home - Family resources and an online
store with childrens products.
A Mom's Love - Insightful articles and
information for WAHMs.
Moms Network Exchange - Offers tips, ideas
and support for moms to be successful in both personal and business life.
MoneyMom - Offering resources, articles,
information on scams and links to business resources.
Parenting in the Home
Office - An article about how to survive and succeed with a home business
when you have young children.
Stay-at-Home Parents from About.com
- Find support, parenting tips, home business information, discussion forums and
frugal living tips.
StorkNet's Work At Home Parents
Cubby - Support, information and tips for parents making the transition
from work to home.
USAWAHM - A work at home Mom directory and
resource site with original articles.
WAHM - Newsletter and online magazine for moms
working from home.
WAHM Buds Blog - Articles geared to
parents working from home with their own small business.
WAHM Network - Resources, ideas and information
for the work at home parent or info seeker.
WAHM Talk Radio - Podcaster. Contains
an archive of interviews, a forum and blog.
WAHMfest - A network providing resources and
advice for moms wanting to host their own local WAHMfest event.
WebMomz - Home business tips, tools, articles,
resources and newsletters for work at home moms with personal growth and family,
parenting advice for stay at home moms.
Home Office Guides
101 Biz Tips - Tips, guidance and resources.
eBiz Your Home - Offers tools and resources
for starting an online business. Includes free ebooks and web templates.
Home Biz Tools - Resource center for start-up
or existing businesses with articles and jobs.
Home-based Business Manual -
Includes an extensive list of references to websites and government body contact
details. Offers promotion and finances advice.
Infinity Employment Services
- Nationwide employment service, showing thousands of people how to work a legitimate
job working at home.
New Heights Marketing, Inc. - Articles,
links and information designed for those who work from home.
OzeMedia - Ezine covering internet marketing,
affiliate programs, and better web writing.
Pacific Business Marketing - Resources
for starting a business, marketing, writing a business plan, website promotions,
and employee training.
Starting Your Home Based Business
- Guide book and CD-ROM to help entrepreneurs in business start-up and to automate
That's Wise - Information on how to start
your own internet-based business with free articles and products.
Work at Home Search - Business
information and resources. List your site with this Pay-Per-Click search engine
or peruse the directory of sites.
BizOffice Limited - On-line company registration,
formation and incorporation in New Zealand.
Chandler Partners - Services in Asia and
the United States, specializing in Hong Kong and China. Company formation, accounting,
consulting, funding, and tax services.
CoForma - Company formation services in
Brazil, including trademark and domain registrations, consulting, and assistance
for foreign investors. Site in English and Portuguese.
Commersant, LLC - Forming companies, legal
services, tax planning, accreditation of foreign companies. Based in Russia.
Company United - Forming companies in
Hong Kong, China, BVI and offshore regions.
Corporations Today, Inc - Incorporation
services in Wyoming. Also provides assistance for those wishing to move existing
Kaizen Consulting - Corporate services in
Hong Kong and China and offshore, including company formation and trademark registration.
Oriel Business Consultants - Services include
incorporation, accounting, financial and tax management, and legal advice. Based
Vitam International - Services
and information for small and medium-size companies which want to sell, buy, establish
or develop their business in the Central and Eastern European countries.
WR Consulting Group - Sells shelf companies
and forms tailor-made companies in Hong Kong.
Acadia Centre for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- A service provider of career and entrepreneurial development assistance to students,
existing and potential small business operators, and communities in Acadia, Canada.
Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship
- Babson College - Focus: enhance entrepreneurship education and practice
worldwide through teaching, outreach, and research initiatives
Baylor University: Center for Entrepreneurship
- Developing and perpetuating the entrepreneurial spirit through education and outreach
The Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
- NYU - undergraduate and graduate courses in entrepreneurship and research
in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education
Carolina Entrepreneurship Club - Organization
at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for interested students, professors,
and local entrepreneurs.
CELCEE - The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Clearinghouse on Entrepreneurship Education is an online collection of articles,
videos, and websites related to entrepreneurship education.
Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach - University
of Missouri-Rolla - Integrates the activities of faculty, students and small
business clients by linking with R&D firms, creating commercialization opportunities
and identifying business issues that require public policy attention.
Center for Innovation - Univ. of North Dakota
- Focus: assistance for technology entrepreneurs, innovators, and manufacturers
interested in starting new ventures, commercializing new products, and licensing
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Santa Clara University - Focus: teaching, research, mentoring, forums
and conferences regarding the creation and management of innovation and entrepreneurial
Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship
- CIIE, established at IIM Ahmedabad, India aims to incubate technology based innovations
and help commercialize them.
Connect - Focus: San Diego-centric entrepreneurism
- University of California at San Diego.
Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship
- Focus: facilitating, supporting, and encouraging entrepreneurship and new enterprise
growth throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region - University of Maryland
Entrepreneurial Fellows Center, University
of Pittsburgh - Provides management education programs to enable the leaders
of the region's established businesses to grow their firms.
Entrepreneurship Research Alliance - Focus: promotes entrepreneurship and
encourages dialog and cooperation between the University of British Columbia and
the business community.
The Entreprenuership Centre, Management School,
Imperial College London - Focus: assist and encourage entrepreneurs to attain
their goal of self-employment through the creation of new and exciting businesses.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation - Focuses
on entrepreneurship and on education, with Kansas City serving as an incubator for
academic programs. Describes funding guidelines, past initiatives, and publications.
Health Care Entrepreneurship Program (HCEP)
- Focus: Boston University business development group that supports the creation
of entrepreneurial businesses in health care focusing on very early stage business
James L. Clayton
Center for Entrepreneurial Law - Focus: improve training of transactional
lawyers through the University of Tennessee College of Law curriculum.
JMI - The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
- located at Florida State University
Lester Center for Entrepreneurship &
Innovation - UC Berkeley - Focus: study and promotion of entrepreneurship
and innovation in management and new enterprise development
Midwest Entrepreneurial Education Center
- Ball State University - Focus: help Midwest entrepreneurs by offering
relevant educational programs and activities
National Consortium of Entrepreneurship
Centers - Nonprofit brings together more than 60 leading entrepreneurship
centers at U.S. business schools to promote improvements in curriculum, research
and collaborative projects.
Saint Francis University - Small Business Development
Center - Offers consulting services related to start-up to small businesses
in the southern Alleghenies region.
Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute
for Entrepreneurial Studies - Program at the University of Michigan Business
Stanford Graduate School of Business Conference
on Entrepreneurship - Annual conference about the entrepreneurial process
Stanford Professional Education
- Advanced instruction to working professionals worldwide.
Texas Entrepreneurship Network - Entrepreneurship
organization that connects students, faculty and entrepreneurs who have needs or
opportunities. It works closely with other student organizations and multiple disciplines
across the University of Texas at Austin.
Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs
- Focus: global research, learning and outreach to entrepreneurs both within existing
organizations and via independent start-ups.
Wharton Small Business Development Center
- Provides research and business assistance to small businesses in the greater Philadelphia
Adam's Advice and Reading
List for High Tech Startup Entrepreneurs - Recommendations by Adam Sah,
a man who describes himself as a serial startup entrepreneur.
Building Success into a
High-Tech Start-Up - Article in The Industrial Physicist argues that the
success of a high-tech startup is often determined more by how the company is organized
than by the product it produces.
High Tech Startup Valuation Estimator
- Answer 25 multiple-choice questions and receive an evaluation.
High-Tech Start-Ups - Information for those considering becoming a high
tech startup entrepreneur. Part of the Professional Practice Curriculum of the American
Society of Mechanical Engineers.
How to Start a Startup - Essay by
Paul Graham, based on a talk given at the Harvard Computer Society.
Kyros: Lessons of a Startup - Complete
text of a book about a high-tech startup that failed, written by one of its founders.
Revenue Recognition for a High-Tech Startup - Case and commentaries, provided
by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Taunting the Gods
of Business - Observations on high tech startups, and walking the tightrope
that divides hype and reality. A business and marketing white paper.
Ten Questions for a High-Tech
Startup - Article in ZDNet by two university professors and a venture capitalist.
(April 3, 2003)
American Entrepreneurs for Economic Growth -
National organization of entrepreneurs focusing on policy issues affecting growth
Association of Innovative Entrepreneurship CR
- Focus: implementing the goal of non-government organization in the field of innovative
Bodibeng Technology Incubator - Supports South
African high-tech entrepreneurs by offering mentoring and services online. Includes
membership information, events, and description of services.
Canadian Entrepreneurs Association - Forum for
entrepreneurs to exchange ideas and learn from fellow entrepreneurs. Receive information
through speakers, seminars, workshops and the Internet.
Churchill Club - Silicon Valley business
and technology forum. Includes information about upcoming events.
Entrepreneurs Foundation - Focus: make the
Bay Area a better place through a corporate community involvement and philanthropy
model which will improve corporate culture while building a stronger community.
Entrepreneurs Foundation of North Texas - Promotes
philanthropy for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial practices for the non-profit
Forum for Women Entrepreneurs - Fosters, supports
and promotes entrepreneurship for women in technology and health care businesses
iBreakfast.com - Networking meetings for
entrepreneurs seeking angel capital and business contacts.
IdeaSphere - Focus: membership group supporting
new enterprise formation and the expansion of proven business models.
MIT Entrepreneurs - Massachusetts Institute
of Technology's Entrepreneurs Club (The MIT e-club).
Netpreneur Exchange - Nonprofit organization
created to advance Greater Washington D.C. entrepreneurs developing or delivering
products or services over the Internet.
Northwest Entrepreneur Network - Helps entrepreneurs
across a range of industries get their businesses off the ground.
Oregon Entrepreneurs Network - Not-for-profit organization
dedicated to improving the climate for emerging, growth-oriented companies across
Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.
Silicon Alley Entrepreneurs Club - A New York-based
group that provides information and counseling relevant to the new high technology
business; including locating investors, selecting qualified management personnel,
and forging partnerships and affiliations.
Silicon Valley Association of Software Entrepreneurs
- Organization dedicated to enabling high technology entrepreneurs to be successful
by providing them with the real-world business knowledge, expertise, and contacts.
Social Venture Network - Place where socially
conscious entrepreneurs can meet, teach, support and create new ventures.
Software Development Forum - Bay Area non-profit
organization devoted to informing, educating and connecting entrepreneurs and business
professionals in the field of technology.
STARTech Foundation - Assists high-technology
startup companies in the North Texas area. Offers training, mentoring, forums, and
Starve Ups - A non-profit organization in
Portland, Oregon helps entrepeneurs create and sustain successful businesses through
sharing insight, feedback, resources, and networking.
Vancouver Enterprise Forum - Meetings and events
to bring together members of the technology enterprise community in British Columbia.
West Virginia Entrepreneurs Forum - Non-profit organization
comprised of individuals from the business, academic and economic development communities
promoting the formation and sucess of innovative and growth-oriented companies.
Acacia Research Corporation - Provides
capital and management assistance and investment advisory services to emerging or
start-up companies. (Nasdaq: ACRI).
Arshiya Ventures - Consultant who edits
executive summaries of start-ups, assists start-ups to secure venture capital funding,
and develops start-up business strategy.
Aston Technical Consulting
- UK consultancy for optical design, project management and due diligence assessment
CapForge Consulting - Provides business plans,
financials creation software and information for new restaurants, bars, and catering
The Chesapeake Group - Corporate development
and financial advisory services to technology-driven, entrepreneurial companies.
Decima Ventures, Inc. - Goal is to generate,
cultivate and validate innovative ideas to launch successful companies.
Dolphin Ventures - Entrepreneurial
consulting firm that provides services to early stage Silicon Valley technology
Edward J. Coletti Management Services -
Research and analyze business startups and expansions. Special expertise in business
plans for workers' compensation and long-term disability careers. Santa Rosa,
Entrepreneur America - Provides
start-ups with mentoring services that improve growth, profitability, and/or market
Excellerate.net - Provides advisory services
to technology start-ups.
First Principal Royalty Corporation - Business
consulting services (private placements) to entrepreneurs seeking funding.
Koffler Ventures - Consultants, coaches
and virtual managers for start-ups.
LaunchPower - Works with Silicon Valley
entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors and startups to deliver solutions
to meet government commercial and defense security needs.
Market Ready, Inc. - Specializes in public
relations services for high-tech startup companies, including market entry programs
and PR positioning campaigns.
The Middleband Group - Consulting firm focusing
on helping early-stage companies to define and execute their go-to-market strategies
and mid-stage companies to re-calibrate existing ones.
New Business Advisor - Offers support,
advise and solutions to new business owners.
Novadea, Inc. - Consulting firm cultivating
innovative ideas into groundbreaking products and successful companies.
Start-Up Resources - Provides a complete
solution for early-stage companies by tailoring its services and using its extensive
network of contacts and qualified vendors.
Steve Mitten, CPCC - Professional coaching
for entrepreneurs involved in start ups.
Tim Christoffersen - Provides acting
CFO, IPO mentoring, corporate positioning, financial modeling, venture capital,
partnerships, business modeling, and support services for technology companies.
Venture Associates - Offers information for
entrepreneurs on business plans, going public, IPOs, and venture capital.
Venture Valuation - Specializes in
the assessment, valuation and monitoring of start-up companies.
The Zermatt Group - Professional services
firm specializing in strategic planning, corporate ventures, turnarounds, restructurings,
and marketing services.