Articles, Info, Contests, and other Resouces:
Angel List – Website and tool for soliciting investment from 1300 angel investors
Patent Law – Excellent Book about Patents
Business Documents – all kinds of documents for your business
When it is safe to talk about your entrepreneurial ideas – Thoughts on the best way to protect your idea
How to Build a Wining Brand – Great brands are designed from the onset.
The Kauffman Labs Food & Nutrition Program – is seeking founders with ambitious plans for scalable, high-growth enterprises in the food and nutrition industry. Register to be notified when you can apply to participate in a 6 month program that give you access to Kauffman’s vast network of resources, connections, and funding possibilities.
Do’s and Dont’s of Selecting a Domain Name – best practice for selecting and securing your domain name.
How to Recruit Top Engineers to Your Startup – article that shares helpful info on how to attract engineers.
App Inventor for Android – a Google tool that allows anyone to build Android Apps without knowing how to code.
The Founders Pie Calculator – an interesting way to look at dividing ownership based on value of contributions of founders.
Interesting article about Dividing Equity among Founders.
Quora Answers about how to divide ownership in Startups.
Digital Research Tools for Startups - Pb wikis awesome guide to online information relevant to startups.
www.Entrepreneurship.org - A website full of information, tools, and resources to help entrepreneurs organize and operate a business venture, create wealth, and employ people.
iStart - The go-to site for entering business plan competitions from around the world, browsing pages of plan abstracts, and networking with hundreds of innovative, energized entrepreneurs.
Kauffman FastTrac - A practical entrepreneur learning program for startup, emerging, and growth entrepreneurs.
Startup Digest - A members-only online community connecting the worldwide startup and tech ecosystem by informing individuals of startup events, job opportunities, and educational content in their areas.
Urban Entrepreneur Partnership - A program that works to expand entrepreneurship and jobs in historically neglected and economically underserved urban areas to encourage minority entrepreneurship by providing business training, coaching, procurement opportunities, and access to financing nationwide.
Getting Early Adopters, Acquiring Customers and Monetizing - Nice article on the role of early adopters, the difference between early adopters and customer, and how to make your fist $’s
Advice For A Young Entrepreneur - This helpful blog post by Tony Stubblebine shares valuable insights about what to focus on as you find your way as an entrepreneur.