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)\


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 2018)

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)


Click here for SPL list

Internet Resources:   (MA state links on starting a business & business resources information)     (MA laws on hiring)     (Talk by the author of The Lean Startup that explains basic business principles: e.g. Minimum Viable Product)     (Video on basics of startup funding)     (Somerville Chamber of Commerce)