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Entrepreneurship & New Business

Tips and tools to research startup business ideas, consumers, industries, and locations.


So you fashion yourself an entrepreneur and would like start a new business.  Before you go to the bank to get your loan, you’ll want to thoroughly research the industry, your potential competitors, your potential customers, as well as your local market.  When doing your research, you’ll want to make sure you have answers to some key questions.

Navigate through the research process using the links on the left side of the page. 

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