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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

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Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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Business Startup Resources

Helpful business startup resources. Read more

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Resources for Your Nonprofit

Links to resources and information for nonprofits. Read more

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Madison and Dane County Resources

Links for Madison and Dane County business resources. Read more

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Links to Small Business Administration (SBA) resources and information. Read more

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Links for business start-up resources in the State of Wisconsin. Read more

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Validating a Local B2C Business Idea

June 21, 2019

If you don’t have customers, you don’t have a business.  First things first, who’s going to buy what you’re selling?  And why buy your product, or service, instead of the competitions?

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Small Business Basics

This invaluable guide on business planning basics will help get you on your way to making your entrepreneurial dreams come true. Read more

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National Small Business Week Virtual Conference 2020

This event will include educational presentations and panel discussions that help both new and existing businesses to recover, adapt and innovate. Read more

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