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    Resources for creating, growing & leading your business.

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Choose from a variety of topics to help bring your business idea to the next level. Pick a topic below and we will provide resources, workshops and events that match your interests.

Upcoming Workshops


Encore Entrepreneurs: Where's the Money?

You have a great business concept; now it'’s time to find the financial support you need to get started. Do you need a conventional loan, a...


Encore Entrepreneurs: The Perfect Pitch

Present a dynamite one- to five-minute pitch and attract the “ask” that you want. Develop your value proposition and elevator pitch and learn the...


Tools & Templates

Tools & Templates

Ohio Secretary of State

Updated: 4/25/2017

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Legal

Your business begins here. Everything from filing forms and fees to starting...

Tools & Templates

Bust A Name

Updated: 4/25/2017

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Marketing

BustAName is a tool to help find domain names. Watch the Video Tutorial to...

Tools & Templates

Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

Updated: 1/31/2017

Concept 2 Business, Business Basics, Finance

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find...

Tools & Templates

Income Statement Quarterly

Updated: 12/29/2016


Easy-to-use income statement template broken down by quarters. Access worksheet.

Tools & Templates

Startup Cost Budget Worksheet

Updated: 12/29/2016


Use this startup cost budget worksheet to estimate the amount of money needed...

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