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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
This research guide is filled with tools, including databases, trade publications, and more to assist entrepreneurs as they study a potential market--customers, demographics, competitors, trends, and more.
Growth opportunities abound, but entrepreneurs need to know how to learn about them, what information they need to determine these opportunities, and where you can find this information.
This tool will help you evaluate your marketing research to identify potential market segments, identify characteristics of each market segment, and select a target market.
Entrepreneurs can use this tool to consider their customers' needs and wants to identify potential improvements to products and services that could increase sales.
This tool will guide the entrepreneur through the process of researching information to determine industry potential.
The growth indicators evaluated in this tool can help determine what level and type of growth a business is capable of supporting.
Alec Dingee, Chairman and Co-Founder of MIT Mentoring Services shares his insight to how investor's view the current economic climate. Review his research: 2009 is a period of historic economic turmoil and uncertainty. The Bad News: Investors Hate Uncertainty.
Review this sample Cash Flow Report and Cash Flow Statement for this year old business to understand the primary differences in these two reports and the value in using them in reporting financial information.
Along with this sample Income Statement for a year old business, this tool provides a line-by-line explanation of the most common categories used to report profits.
Just as with hiring internal managers and staff, using external support requires careful planning and selection. Before you select a consultant or contractor, determine your budget, scope of work, timeline, measures for success, and other resources available to support the people who will do the work. Use this worksheet to help you think through important issues and to guide you in the selection process.
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