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5 New VR Applications That Aren’t Gaming
7/11/2020
Virtual reality (VR) is known primarily as a gaming feature, but its potential doesn’t stop there. In this article, we explore five other industries where VR has a bright outlook.

Leading Internet Corporations Suspend Data Requests; TikTok Ceases Function in Hong Kong
7/11/2020
Google, Facebook, and Twitter are reported to be reviewing China’s punitive new national security law for the city, making this a rare public questioning of Chinese policy by major US tech companies.

Global Financial Analysts Predict Significant Economic Decline in the Next Two Years
7/10/2020
Financial reports suggest that the global economy is headed toward a slump. This article takes a look at successful business practices to help keep your company afloat during an economic crisis.

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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.