Business

Starting & Running a Business

  • Bplans.com
    Provides more than 300 sample business plans.
  • Business.gov
    The U.S. Small Business Administration provides guides on a variety of business-related subjects, links to state and local resources, a database of over 5,000 forms useful for interacting with the U.S. Government, etc.
  • Missouri Business Portal
    A government website that includes business registration, filings, licenses and permits for doing business in Missouri.
  • Missouri Small Business Advocacy Center
    Includes a small business start-up guide, steps for starting a business and links to area business organizations.
  • University of Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center
    Assists entrepreneurs with financial management, marketing, technology, and product development and provides a variety of training opportunities on starting or running a business.

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Financing a Business

  • Missouri Business Portal Resources
    This website from the State of Missouri provides assistance in identifying possible sources of financing and includes a catalog of assistance programs such grants and tax credits.
  • Small Business Administration
    Links for various possible sources of financial assistance provided by the SBA.

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Local Chambers of Commerce

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Local Business Associations

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National Organizations

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Local & Regional Business Periodicals

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National Business Directories & Corporate Information

  • Business Insights
    Company profiles, trade publications, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and industry overviews.
  • Reference USA
    Includes 12 million+ U.S. businesses and 102 million U.S. residents; useful for developing lists of potential customers, competitors and suppliers.

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