Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at the University of the Arts
The Corzo Center provides an incubator and support services to arts freelancers, start-ups, and businesses. Programs/services offered include lectures, workshops, courses, free consulting, and the Creative Incubator Grant for UArts students and alumni.
Pennsylvania Artist Entrepreneur
The mission of PA Artist Entreprenuer is to encourage Pennsylvania artists to start their own art studios. This site can assist in this process by providing numerous resources and tools. Requires registration for access to resources (no charge).
The Enterprise Center provides access to capital, building capacity, business education and economic development opportunities to high-potential, minority entrepreneurs. Through their portfolio of business-acceleration initiatives, TEC seeks to better position minority enterprises to compete in the local, regional, and global economies.
The Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) is a global business network of 8,000+ business owners in 122 chapters and 35 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO enables small and large business owners to learn from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life. Their vision is to build the world's most influential entrepreneur community, which aligns with their mission of supporting entrepreneurial education and engaging entrepreneurs to learn and grow.
U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO or USPTO) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.
U.S. Copyright Office
The United States Copyright Office, a part of the Library of Congress, is the official U.S. government body that maintains records of copyright registration in the United States.
National Association for the Self Employed
The NASE provides day-to-day support, including direct access to experts, benefits, and consolidated buying power that traditionally had been available only to large corporations. They represent hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs and micro-businesses.
Entrepreneurship.org - A World of Resources for Entrepreneurs
A free, online international resource designed to help build entrepreneurial economies. Entrepreneurship.org features a vast array of content and resources to assist entrepreneurs, business mentors, policy makers, academics and investors through each phase of the entrepreneurial process. The content ranges from resources entrepreneurs need to launch a company to policies and research that has been conducted regarding entrepreneurship.
Small Business Development Center @ Temple University
An outreach center of the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University. The Temple SBDC offers a variety of services, including consulting/coaching, affordable hands-on training, cutting edge market research, advertising/design, legal advice, government marketing and an incubation program.
Wharton Small Business Development Center
A division of the Snider Research Center of Wharton Entrepreneurship, they provide business assistance to small businesses in the greater Philadelphia region.
The Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia supports the creation and development of high growth firms by delivering essential resources, education and networking opportunities to help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. The Forum serves as a clearing house and focal point, offering entrepreneurs, inventors, investors and professional advisors a forum to exchange ideas, advice and investment opportunities. They do this by providing information, programming, resources and networking opportunities to the entrepreneurial community.
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