StartupLoans.org provides business financing information and resources for entreprenuers and business owners. While on the site, you can learn more about different loan types and your options as a business owner. If you're ready to, you can also apply for financing.

Small Business Resources

Below you will find a list of nationwide resources for business owners. Everything from grants, business loans, women and minority business resources & assistance will be found below on the nation scale.

National Business Resources

General Resources

Below you will find a list of national resources available to United States business owners. This section will include resources from the government, organizations, memberships, women and minority resources, as well as trade publications and business oriented magazines.

Government Resources:

U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEACs)
Export information and assistance for development to assist small businesses in taking advantage of export markets. This includes trade counseling and training, legal assistance and publications.
http://www.sba.gov/oit/export/useac.html

White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov

Small Business Administration
http://www.sba.gov

The Government’s Small Business Web Portal
http://www.business.gov

The Government’s Official Web Portal
http://www.usa.gov

U.S. Department of Energy
http://www.energy.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
http://www.dhs.gov

U.S. Internal Revenue Service
http://www.irs.gov

International Trade Administration
http://www.trade.gov

U.S. Department of Commerce
http://www.commerce.gov

U.S. Department of Labor
http://www.dol.gov

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov

Nation Womens Business Counsel
http://www.nwbc.gov

Trade Mark Search and Registration
http://www.uspto.gov/

SBA’s Small Business Training Network

http://www.sba.gov/training/

Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)

http://www.sba.gov/sbdc/

Youth Entrepreneurship

www.mindyourownbiz.org (Joint with Junior Achievement)

Learn About Government Contracting Opportunities

Selling products and/or services to the federal government is a powerful way to expand business opportunities. Learn about contracting opportunities with the government. Take SBA’s free online course: Business Opportunities: A Guide to Winning Federal Contracts.

Other Organizations:

SCORE
http://www.score.org/index.html

America’s Small Business Development Center
http://www.asbdc-us.org/

National Association of Development Companies
http://www.nadco.org

Duns & Bradstreet

http://www.dnb.com

National Small Business Association

http://www.nsba.biz/

National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
http://www.naggl.org

Nation Association of the Self Employed
http://www.nase.org/

Women Impacting Public Policy
http://www.wipp.org/

National Small Business Week
http://www.nationalsmallbusinessweek.com

Magazines and Trade Publications

Start up Business Loan Information
http://www.startuploans.org

Business Week (Small Business)
http://www.businessweek.com/small-business/

Business Resources
http://www.abusinessresource.com/

Entrepreneur Magazine
http://www.entrepreneur.com/

Business Schools & Continuing Education

At the time this section is being written, these school are viewed as the best in the United States for business & finance related degrees.

Harvard Business School
http://www.hbs.edu/

University of North Carolina
http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/

University of Notre Dame
http://business.nd.edu/

Columbia Business School

http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/

Stanford Graduate School of Business
http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/

University of Virginia

http://www.commerce.virginia.edu/Pages/default.aspx

MIT
http://mitsloan.mit.edu/undergrad/

University of Pennsylvania

http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/undergrad/

Cornell University
http://aem.cornell.edu/

University of California (Berkeley)
http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/Undergrad/

Boston College
http://www.bc.edu/schools/csom/

NYU (Stern Undergraduate College)
http://www.stern.nyu.edu/UC/index.htm

Shadow Wings Consulting
http://shadowwingsconsulting.com

 

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