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Get a window into the entrepreneurial world through startup and small business news. We also provide resources in startup culture along with guides from experienced entrepreneurs to help you on your journey.

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Companies That Strengthen the United States Economy — A Current Analysis
9/25/2020
The 2020 pandemic has caused the country’s GDP to shrink significantly, but this isn’t the US’s first economic challenge. Historically, the country has derived growth in the past, present, and what will likely support success in the future despite tumultuous times.

Facebook Unveils Holographic Optics for Lightweight VR
9/25/2020
Facebook has just revealed a holographic optical architecture designed for lighter and thinner virtual reality (VR) headsets. The new high-performance device will offer unprecedented resolution and weigh significantly less than its preceding technology.

Discovery Channel to Join the Streaming Wars With 2021 Launch of Discovery+
9/25/2020
Discovery+ comes at a time when content streaming is quickly transitioning to be delivered in the way audiences prefer these days. If priced right, it could easily become a very popular service in an already crowded market.

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Women in Business

The Ultimate Online Guide to Business Resources for Women

Explore our useful online guides for women in business, articles on money and finance, networking events, and productivity tips to help you become a successful businesswoman in the entrepreneurial and corporate world.

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Become a Certified Woman-Owned Business

For women, obtaining special certification for their business can help them discover professional opportunities and gain access to a variety of resources. Our guides can help female entrepreneurs become certified in each state.

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Resources for the Women-Owned Business Certification Application Process

Going about the certification process for a woman-owned business can be tricky. If you’re a female entrepreneur in search of answers, we’ve gathered a list of resources to help you get started.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

The WBENC is a resource hub for female entrepreneurs as well as a certification organization. Read on to learn more about the WBENC, their programs, and their process for becoming a certified woman-owned business.

Startup Culture

We'll give you a window into startup culture through guides relating to business skills, life skills, and entrepreneur interviews to learn from others that have already gone through building a startup themselves.

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What is a Startup?

Without a clear strategy even the savviest solopreneur gets tossed around and distracted from what really leads to success. That said, let’s get to what you clicked for – brain food & actionable steps. Here are seven reasons to write a business plan and some guidance on getting started. Enjoy!

How to Start a Business in your State

To be as specific as possible, we built guides for starting a business in each state. Use the buttons below to bring your idea to life!

How to Form a Nonprofit

Nonprofits are tax-exempt organizations that focus on furthering social causes rather than earning profits. In our guides, we show you how to form your own 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation in your state.

How to Form an LLC

An LLC combines all the great tax benefits of a partnership or sole proprietorship with the personal asset protection of a corporation. Learn how to start your own LLC with our state-specific guides.

How to Form a Corporation

Perhaps the most recognized business structure, corporations have similar legal rights to individuals and are owned by shareholders. With our state formation guides, you can form your own corporation.

How to File a DBA

Also known as a trade name or assumed name, a DBA is a name that your business can operate under that isn’t its legal entity name. Our state-by-state guides can show you how to file a DBA for most types of business structures.

Service Reviews

Whether you’re starting a business or expanding an existing one, there are high-quality and affordable third-party services that can help to simplify the process. 

We’ve researched and reviewed the best entrepreneurial services, including online business formation services, financial resources, business planning and branding tools, registered agent services, and more!

The Top 7 LLC Formation and Incorporation Services

Forming an LLC or corporation? We’ve reviewed and ranked the best business formation services that will handle the paperwork and save you time and money.

6 Best DBA Filing Services of 2020

If you need to file a DBA (Doing Business As) online, these are the industry’s top options to help you through the overall process.

The 7 Best Registered Agent Services in 2020

Most states require a registered agent to accept legal documents on behalf of your business. Check out the best registered agent services to help your company stay compliant with the law.

The 5 Best Banks for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Ready to open up a business bank account? Read our guide to determine the bank that is best suited for your company.