Starting a Business
A small business is a privately held company, partnership, or sole proprietorship with fewer employees and annual revenue than a corporation or a regular-sized business. This chapter will introduce beneficial steps to start your own small business.
Topics in this chapter include the planning process and tools, goals setting, legal structure, partnership and operating agreements, certifications, and funding options.
Topics & Lessons
Each Below Topic Contains a Video Lesson and Helpful Downloadable Information
What Problem am I Solving and Who am I Solving it For?
The Planning Process and Planning Tools
What It Takes to Be Successful
Funding Options for Starting Your Business
The Realities of Grant Funding
Partnership and Operating Agreements
B Corp Certification
Is Starting a Business Right for You?
Analyzing Your Personal Finances Before Starting A Business
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