Starting a Business Guide

Starting a business is a multi-step process that can feel overwhelming when you're on your own, but we'll make it easy to stay organized and on track while you start your business and achieve success. Whether you're refining your business idea, filing for permits and licenses, drafting your business plan, or looking for funding, we have the tools you need to do it right and get it done. If you're ready to start your business but need a helping hand, why not take the Start a Business in 30 Days challenge?


Startup Costs

Welcome! Our guides are designed to support new entrepreneurs as they start the process of business ownership. If you have a great idea and are looking for ways to get the ball rolling on your dream of starting your own business, we can help!


Choosing a Business

Knowing your specific industry inside and out can be crucial for your business. Luckily, we’ve got some really helpful guides on the most popular industries on our site, so you can jump in and get your research started.


Before You Start

What if you’ve got a great idea but no product yet, or just the desire for the freedom to be your boss? Explore what you need to know before you take the official plunge into business ownership.