SCORE Denver Small Business Resource Guide

SCORE Denver's listing of business information sources including sources of funding, business start-up, business plans, protecting your business, professional services, non-profits, and points of contact for government agencies.

Starting Your Business 

Key steps for starting a business and links to business plan templates.
Different types of funding available for your business and links to sources.
The various types of legal structures for your business.  Information on buying, selling, and closing a business. Contact information and links for various federal, state, and local government offices both start-up and existing small businesses need.  Also information on hiring employees, registering your business, licenses and permits, taxes, and government contracting.

Information on out-of-state businesses, import/export, web-based businesses, franchises, minority-owned businesses, home-based businesses, and veteran-owned businesses.

Protecting Your Business and Professional Services

Information on bonding, insurance, and intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks, patents).  Links to sources for accountants, lawyers, insurers, bankers, website designers, and trade groups.  Also links to websites for help on Purchasing, Sales & Marketing, and Technology. 
Provides steps to set-up a non-profit organization to comply with federal and state requirements. Also includes samples of Articles of Incorporation, By-laws and funding sources.

General Reference

Other references and links for small businesses.



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