When forming a corporation, you want to have all the knowledge you can to make the right decisions…but finding the right ones that will be helpful can be very time consuming.
An article in Entrepreneur Magazine’s April, 2009 issues – Best Resources for Startups – lists 4 resources every aspiring entrepreneur, and even those who are well established, should be familiar with.
1. SCORE – A nonprofit organization with over 400 chapters that provides free mentoring online and in-person. Consists of nearly 12,000 working and retired entrepreneurs and business people.
2. Small Business Development Centers – Located across the country and usually connected to a university, these organizations provide consulting for just about any facet of managing a small business.
3. Small Business Administration – Federal government agency that provides an array tools to help new and aspiring entrepreneurs succeed. It’s recommended you start with their Start-up Assessment Tool to help find the right resources.
4. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Center – An arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that provides comprehensive assistance for startups through web-based tools and resources.
These are just a few of the many resources out there…but, they’re most likely the most reliable for accuracy and impartiality.
In addition to these, online incorporation service MaxFilings.com has an expansive online incorporation knowledge center that has many helpful articles that make sense of incorporating a business– check it out and then use MaxFilings’ online system and form your corporation in just minutes.