Become a Resource Partner

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Overview

Some organizations support all types of entrepreneurs and business owners, others specialize in serving only specific sub-groups. In each category below, please check the types of clients which you provide direct technical services for. Please mark all that apply, see below for an example.

Example
Support Specialize Description
Your organization provides this option
Your organization specializes in providing this option
Your organization does not provide this option

Underserved Communities

Does your organization SPECIALIZE in serving underserved businesses:

Support Specialize Underserved Communities
African American
Asian
Caucasian
Hispanic
Immigrant
Native American
Other
Woman

Business Stage

Select the stages of business your organization serves.

Support Specialize Business Stage
Concept
Established Business
Revenue > $1 million
Start Up

Completed Business Plan

Does your organization require that clients have a completed business plan?

Support Specialize Completed Business Plan
Yes
No

Industry

Select the industries your organization serves.

Support Specialize Industry
Agribusiness
Arts
Bioscience & Manufacturing
Construction
Education
Energy & Utilities
Finance & Insurance
Health & Childcare
High Tech
Information Technology
Management
Manufacturing
Mining
Not for Profit
Other Services
Personal Services
Professional Services
Real Estate
Restaurant & Hotel
Retail
Tourism
Transportation & Warehousing
Wholesale

Services You Offer

This section will match prospective clients with the services you offer. The services indicated will determine what assistance clients are contacting your organization for assistance with. Please use the list below and indicate ONLY those services that you directly provide, as opposed to services for which you would know where to refer the client. This will save entrepreneurs time and your organizations frustration. Please indicate a specialty area if one applies.

Business Planning

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
Demographic/Census Data
Feasibility Studies
Forming a Business
Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
Market Plan Development
Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Buying or Selling a Franchise
Purchasing an Existing Business
Valuation

Economic and Site Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Economic Forecast
Environmental Compliance
Lease Review
Revitalization
Site Location Assistance
Tax Credits
Watershed Planning

Financial Resources and Assistance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Angel Investment Providers
Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
Crowd funding
Economic Development Lending
Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows
Insurance Requirements
Loan Providers
Micro Loans
Obtaining Debt Funding
Obtaining Equity Funding
Obtaining Government Funding
Project Based Funding
Real Estate Finance
Tax Credits
Technology Grants
Venture Capital Equity Providers

Human Resources

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
Retention
Workforce Incentives

Import and Export Assistance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
Import/Export Certification and Licensing
Locating Foreign Distributors
Networking/Exploring Exporting
Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Internship Program
Student Marketing Projects
Student Research Projects
Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Contract Review
Environmental Compliance
Forming a Business
Lease Review
Patent Seminars
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Libraries and Research Organizations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Research Resources
Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Human Resources
Insurance Requirements
Leadership/Professional Development
Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Commercialization
Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
Health and Safety Training
High Tech Development
Industrial Technology Research
Life Sciences Development
Manufacturing Development
Pollution Prevention
Quality Improvement (supply chain, Six Sigma)
Technology Transfer
Wet Lab Incubator

Marketing/Sales

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Advertising/Brochure Design
Award Recognition
Competitive Analysis
Demographics/Census Data
E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Feasibility Studies
Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
Market Plan Development and Training
Market Research
Student Marketing Projects
Web Site Development

Mentoring

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Formal Mentoring Programs
One-on-One Counseling
Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Demographically Based
Geographically Based
Home Based
Industry Specific
International Trade
Small Business/General

Nonprofit Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Accounting
Board Development
Funds Development
Human Resources
Organizational Audits
Strategic Planning
Technical Services

Office, Incubator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Accelerator / Incubator / CoWorking / Makerspace
Commercial Kitchen Facilities
Conference/Meeting and Event Space
Lease Review
Office Equipment and Furniture
Office Space
Retail Space
Site Location

Operations and Logistics

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Freight & Distribution
Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
Health and Safety Training
Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers
Pollution Prevention
Quality Improvement (supply chain, Six Sigma)

Product Development

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Patent Information
Product Assembly & Packaging
Product Design & Development
Prototype Development

Public Policy and Government Relations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
African American Business
Business Issues Related to a Specific City
Hispanic Business
LGBT Business
Maryland Business Issues
Native American Business
Small Business Policy
Women's Business

Registration, License and Permits

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Registration, License and Permits

Regulatory Compliance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bonding
Codes
Environmental Compliance
Government Requirements
Insurance Requirements
International Regulatory Compliance
Patent Information
Registration, Licenses and Permits
Trademark & Copyright Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bid Matching and Preparation
Government & Military Specifications
HUB Zone Certification
Obtaining Corporate Contracts
Obtaining Government Contracts
Price History
Registration Assistance
Selling to Foreign Governments & Businesses
Subcontracting Opportunities
Women, Minority & Business Disadvantaged Certification

Starting a Business

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Business Research Resources
Feasibility Studies
Forming a Business
Home-Based Business Training
Registration, Licenses and Permits
Site Location
Startup Business Counseling
Startup Classes

Tax Services

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
State and Federal TaxTraining
State Tax Credit Information
Tax Credits
Tax Preparation Assistance
Tax Registration

Technical Assistance

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
Commercialization
Pollution Prevention
Technology Transfer
Website Development

Training

Provide Service Specialize in Service Service
Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
Business Management Training
Business Plan Training and Assistance
E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
Health & Safety Training
Home-Based Business Training
Human Resources Training
International Trade Training
Marketing Plan Development and Training
Startup Classes
Trade Education and Training