IGNITE roadmap

Use this Entrepreneur Business Development checklist and guide with assistance from your IGNITE! partner to help step through the stages or phases of a successful new business launch.

Roadmap

Small Business Administration

A wealth of articles, how to’s, statistics, and resources for small businesses.

http://www.sba.gov

Business Owners Toolkit

Has basic business forms, templates and checklists plus articles for small businesses.

http://www.bizfilings.com/toolkit/index.aspx

State Entrepreneurs’ toolkit

Designed to give innovators a guide to resources available in Wisconsin and beyond.

http://witoolkit.com/

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website

Provides information about patents and search options to find patents.

http://www.uspto.gov/patents/process/search/index.jsp

Wisconsin Innovation Service Center (WISC)

Specializes in new product and invention assessments.

http://wisconsinsbdc.org/wisc/about-us

Wisconsin Angel Network

Is a public-private initiative that develops resources to connect investors and entrepreneurs.

http://www.wisconsinangelnetwork.com/

Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin

Offers businesses the ability to register and become accredited, offers business tips links, codes of advertising and business practices and more.

http://www.bbb.org/wisconsin/for-businesses/

Kauffman Founders School Learning Paths for Entrepreneurs

The Kauffman Founders School is an online educational resource dedicated to entrepreneurship. Through lectures and a rich curriculum, they give you additional skills and tools to build your idea along with the guidance from IGNITE!

https://www.entrepreneurship.org/learning-paths