Startups and Small Business

Databases:  (Need library card and PIN number to access from outside library)

- Small Business Resource Center  (Click here; scroll down alphabetically to link)\

Books:

Burn the business plan : what great entrepreneurs really do

Pratt's guide to private equity & venture capital sources
(Thomson Reuters | c2008- ) Available at BEDFORD/Reference (Ref 332.67/Pra 2017)

The startup checklist : 25 steps to a scalable, high-growth business

The startup owner's manual: the step-by-step guide for building a great company 

Other books on Entrepreneurship in Somerville collection (list)

Internet Resources:

https://www.hubspot.com/how-to-start-a-business

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/286779

https://www.mass.gov/topics/business-resources   (MA state links on starting a business & business resources information)

https://www.mass.gov/topics/professional-licenses-permits

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-office-of-business-development

https://otd.harvard.edu/upload/files/OTD_Startup_Guide.pdf

https://www.mass.gov/guides/massachusetts-law-about-hiring-employees     (MA laws on interviewing & hiring)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEvKo90qBns     (Talk by the author of The Lean Startup that explains basic business principles: e.g. Minimum Viable Product)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=677ZtSMr4-4&t=184s     (Video on basics of startup funding)

https://bostonstartupsguide.com/somerville/   

https://bostonstartupsguide.com/neighborhood/davis-square/

https://techcrunch.com/startups/

https://somervillechamber.org/     (Somerville Chamber of Commerce)

https://www.somervillema.gov/departments/programs/assistance-businesses 

https://www.somervillema.gov/departments/programs/doing-business-somerville

https://www.kauffman.org/

http://www.masshome.com/venture.html

https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/subscriber-only/2017/05/19/venture-ca...

https://steveblank.com/tools-and-blogs-for-entrepreneurs/

https://www.usa.gov/state-business/massachusetts

http://www.mastercard.com/us/business/en/pdf/plan.pdf

https://econsultancy.com/blog/62783-the-essential-small-business-website...

https://www.sba.gov/