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									                              Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’
Getting Started

Are You an Entrepreneur?

      Am I an Entrepreneur?
           www.wd.gc.ca/apps/amianent.nsf
      Self Evaluation Test for Going into Business
           www.score-manchester.org/bus_test.htm
      Entrepreneurial Self Evaluation Quiz
           www.cbsc.org/manitoba/publications/Self_Evalu_Quiz.pdf
      Business Quizzes
           www.score.org/business_quiz.html
      Entrepreneurial Fitness Tests
           www.entrepreneur.com/article/0,4621,310991,00.html

Publications

      Life Sciences Technology Transfer and Commercialization: A New Frontier in Entrepreneurship
           www.kauffman.org/pages/406.cfm
      Entrepreneur’s Search Engine from the Kauffman Foundation
           www.entreworld.org/Channel/SYB.cfm
      Small Business Administration – Start Up Guide
           www.sba.gov/starting_business/startup/guide.html
      Small Business Administration Library – over 200 free publications
           www.sba.gov/library/pubs.html

Business Wizard

      This electronic web-based tool helps entrepreneurs identify the necessary permits, licenses and
       registration requirements affecting their new business.
           www.wisconsin.gov/state/app/wizard/LoadIntro

Business Assistance Programs

      Small Business Administration (SBA) The SBA has a wide variety of startup tools, checklists,
       and resources to help you begin your business. In Wisconsin, the SBA offices in Madison and
       Milwaukee offer training through numerous venues such as workshops, seminars, and courses.
       Many are free. Online courses, workshops, and guides are available at 608-441-5263 or 414-297-
       3941 or at the following web site:
          www.sba.gov/training/courses.html
          www.sba.gov

      Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Housed on or near 13 of the University of
       Wisconsin campuses, the SBDCs are designed to deliver up-to-date counseling, training, and
       technical assistance in all aspects of small business management. SBDC Business AnswerLine at
       1-800-940-SBDC.
           www.wisconsinsbdc.org
      Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) Working and retired executives and business
       owners donate their time and expertise as volunteers to provide confidential counseling and
       mentoring free of charge.
          www.score.org

      State Bar of Wisconsin – Business Assistance Program Small and emerging businesses
       throughout Wisconsin can receive up to two hours of counseling from a business lawyer at no
       cost. For more information on the Business Assistance Program, please call the State Bar at 608-
       250-6006, service@wisbar.org or visit
           www.wisbar.org/bar/pbbap.htm

      Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) Provides quality business
       education, technical assistance and access to capital for entrepreneurs, with an emphasis on
       serving women, people of color, and those of lower incomes. 414-263-5450 or 608-257-5450
           www.wwbic.com

      Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) The 16 technical colleges with 47 branches
       throughout the state provide a wide range of services to businesses and industries in Wisconsin.
       Some campuses offer programs specifically geared toward planning and operating a small
       business.
           www.witechcolleges.com

      Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP) Provides business and job
       opportunities to low income entrepreneurs, providing technical assistance to individuals who
       have sound ideas for establishing a small business but lack the expertise and knowledge to
       succeed.
          www.wiscap.org


Business Plans

      Building a Strong Business plan Section by Section
           www.inc.com/guides/start_biz/20660.html
      Business Resource Finder and Sample Plans
           www.bizplanuk.biz/
      Business Plan Software, Free Guides, Templates
           www.planware.org
      Interactive Business Planner
           www.cbsc.org/ibp/doc/intro_bp.cfm
      Business Plan Assistance from Business.com
           www.business.com/popular/business_plan_assistance
      Center for Business Planning – Software, Sample Plans and Strategy
           www.businessplan.org
      Short Course in Business Plan Writing – includes high tech
           www.users.cloud9.net/~kvivian/html/business_plans_.html
      Entrepreneur Magazine Business Plan Assistance
           www.entrepreneur.com/Your_Business/YB_Node/0,4507,109,00.html
      Biotechnology Business Development
           http://biotech.about.com/library/weekly/aa_managingbiotechnology.htm
Funding Your Business Plan

      Commerce Early Planning Grant and Entrepreneur Training Grant Program
         http://commerce.wi.gov/ED/ED-EntrDevProg.html

Choosing a Business Structure

      Primer on Selection of a Business Entity
          www.wdfi.org/_resources/indexed/site/corporations/primerselectionbusentity.pdf
      Available Types of Business Entities (WI Dept. of Financial Institution document)
          www.wdfi.org/_resources/indexed/site/corporations/types_bus_entities.pdf
      Creating a Limited Liability Corporation Online in WI
          www.wdfi.org/corporations/whats_llc.htm

Marketing and Feasibility Studies

      Wisconsin Innovation Service Center – Helping existing and aspiring entrepreneurs make
       profitable new product and marketing development decisions.
           http://academics.uww.edu/BUSINESS/innovate/innovate.htm
      Market Analysis – Center for Business Planning
           www.businessplans.org/topic50.html
      Marketing Virtual Library – Internet Marketing Research
           www.knowthis.com/research/marketingresearch.htm
      Feasibility Study – A Valuable Business Tool
           www.extension.iastate.edu/agdm/wholefarm/html/c5-65.html
      Starting a Small Business – the Feasibility Analysis
           www.montana.edu/wwwpb/pubs/mt9510.pdf

State Overview

      SBA Wisconsin Overview 2003
         www.sba.gov/advo/stats/profiles/03wi.pdf

								
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