Are You Ready to Start a Business?
Take this SBA assessment to find out.
To increase your chance for success, take the time up front to explore and evaluate your business and personal goals. Then use this information to build a comprehensive and well-thought-out business plan that will help you reach these goals. The process of developing a business plan will help you think through some important issues that you may not have considered yet. Your plan will become a valuable tool as you set out to raise money for your business. It should also provide milestones to gauge your success. Here are just a few resources available:
Our partners at the California Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are also ready with regional expertise to assist you in becoming a successful business owner, with low cost business training, and free business mentoring.