Government Resources . . .
The U.S. government and its agencies provide a wealth
of information of value to growing companies. We hope you find the
following resources to be of use to your company.
through the maze of government rules and regulations designed with
business operators in mind.
Advice and a business plan template from the U.S. Small Business
The minority business online community from the U.S. Department of
Commerce Minority Business Development Agency.
A variety of resources for small
and growing businesses including a start up kit of information about
starting a business and being an entrepreneur. Also included are
research papers, a business plan outline, a calendar of SBA seminars
for business operators and a library of business shareware software
Public company filings available online for free through EDGAR. Here
are links to a complete list of filings available through EDGAR and
instructions for searching the EDGAR database.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's online resource about trademarks and service marks.
It includes an online service for registering marks.