Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Wisconsin's Venture Funding Ecosystem

Ecosystem Spotlight: A Bright Future for Emerging Wisconsin http://nvca.org/blog/ecosystem-spotlight-bright-future-emerging-wisconsin/ Read more
How to Write a Business Plan
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How to Write a Business Plan

Small Business summary of how to write a business plan and what needs to be included. Read more

Green Bay SCORE Templates & Tools
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Green Bay SCORE Templates & Tools

Green Bay SCORE has accumulated a variety of documents that businesses and start-up should find useful.  One group, designated as Counselors Favorites (CF) are ones often used by m Read more

The Business Plan (WWBIC) + Small Business information
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The Business Plan (WWBIC) + Small Business information

Comprehensive outline on information needed for a business plan + information on small businesses. Read more

Sources For Sample Business Plans
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Sources For Sample Business Plans

Here are some resources and links to help you get started writing your business plan:   1.  B-Plans offers a complete guide to business planning (www.bplans.com) Read more
Good Luck Demands Hard Work
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Good Luck Demands Hard Work

Explanation of why every company needs a business plan. Read more

A Business Plan Checklist: Key Questions To Answer
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A Business Plan Checklist: Key Questions To Answer

Explains all functions relating to developing a business plan. Read more

Trademarks
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Trademarks

Describes Wisconsin laws, how to research a trademark and how to register a trademark (Wisconsin and National). Read more

Registered Mark
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The Difference Between a Trade Name and a Trademark - And Why You Can’t Overlook Either

When it comes to starting a business, there’s often some confusion about the process of business name registration. How are trade names and trademarks different? Read more

Protect Your Company’s Name With A Trademark
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Protect Your Company’s Name With A Trademark

Explains how trademarks can protect a company, what can, cannot be trademarked and how to apply for a trademark. Read more

Competitive Edge, Patents
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Competitive Edge: Patents

Explains what a patent is, whether or not a product/idea is patentable and, if so, how to apply for a patent. Read more

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