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.


Small Business Administration

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


Business Owners Toolkit

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


State Entrepreneurs’ toolkit

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


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website

Provides information about patents and search options to find patents.


Wisconsin Innovation Service Center (WISC)

Specializes in new product and invention assessments.


Wisconsin Angel Network

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


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.


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!