There are a number of websites that provide useful information for starting a business. These sites have resources to help with everything from naming your business to writing a business plan to financing your business. Some of the better sites are:
- Iowa Source Link - The premiere online resource connecting entrepreneurs and small businesses to more than 300 resource providers across Iowa.
- Iowa Economic Development Authority - IEDA is ready to provide the assistance your startup needs to succeed.
- Entrepreneur - The online magazine has a section just for startups.
- My Own Business - A nonprofit organization providing free online business courses.
- Inc. - The online magazine has a section on "How to Start a Business."
You can also find local market research on our own website. Check out our market research library.