Business Start Up Assistance

Report
Starting a Business
CCCBI – 1600 Paoli Pike, Malvern, PA 19355 – 610-725-9100 (P)
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GETTING STARTED:
BUSINESS START UP ASSISTANCE
The purpose of this Power Point Presentation is to
aid and assist new business ventures in Chester
County.
This presentation is meant as a consolidation of
reference web sites (both state & national) to aid
entrepreneurs in finding solutions to their
challenges.
Areas of focus
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Identify a Market
Creating a Business Plan
Finding Capital
Managing Success
Others Areas of Interest
Identify a Market
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US Bureau of Labor Statistics
 http://www.bls.gov/
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US Census Bureau
 http://www.census.gov/
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or locally at http://pasdc.hbg.psu.edu/
Creating a Business Plan
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US Small Business Administration (US SBA)
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http://www.sba.gov
or locally at http://www.business.gov/states/pennsylvania
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Small Business Assistance Center- Local, Non-profit
corporation, the purpose of which is to “train and consult
entrepreneurs through information services, seminars and
professional consultations.”
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Also a site for Small Business Grants
http://www.sbacnetwork.org
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)- A
partnership program of the US SBA, meant to provide
Pennsylvania entrepreneurs with the education, information
and tools necessary to build successful businesses
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http://www.pasbdc.org/index/default.asp
Finding Capital
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Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC)- a
non-profit economic development organization designed to
nurture economic growth in Chester County.
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Robin Hood Ventures- a group of angel investors in the
Greater Philadelphia area.
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http://www.robinhoodventures.com
LORE (Loosely Organized Retired Executives)- a group of
angel investors in the Greater Philadelphia area.
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http://www.cceconomicdevelopment.com
http://www.loreassociates.com
Fundingpost.com- a website dedicated to connecting
entrepreneurs with investors and vise versa.
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http://www.fundingpost.com
Managing Success
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Chester County Chapter of SCORE (Service Corps
of Retired Executives)-Non-profit association
dedicated to about or considering starting a
business.
 http://www.scorechesco.org/index.html
Other Areas of Interest
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Starting a Business in Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
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http://dsf.chesco.org/chesco/cwp/view.asp?a=1511&q=5
73212
[email protected] a free web-based research
and business analysis journal of the University of
Pennsylvania- Wharton School of Business
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http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/airwaste/aq/s
mall_business/small_business.htm
Chester County Commissioner's Office
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http://www.business.gov/states/pennsylvania/start.html
http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/index.cfm
U.S. Copyright Office
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http://www.loc.gov/copyright/

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