Launching your small business
A high-level, guided overview of how to launch your small business. Keep it general, or browse by your industry or state for more tailored instructions.
Directory for national women-led organizations, resources on getting access to capital, and business training opportunities to help female founders write or develop their business plan.
Not looking for a step-by-step “to-do” list? Try these thoughtful tips for cultivating a successful entrepreneurial mindset, setting realistic expectations, and other practical advice for first-time founders.
Securing funding for your start-up
A good place to begin for all things funding – from business loans, to credit cards, to debt-free financing for start-ups.
Finding a business mentor
The largest network of volunteer, expert mentors serving small businesses in the U.S. Pair up with a mentor or check out their Women Business Leaders’ Resource Center for more specialized biz development resources.