Creating a business plan

Some resources to help you get going:

Test the strength of your idea with Six Idea Validation Tests to Pass Before Startup

The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers one-on-one counseling and educational programs.

Seacoast Regional Office
Rochester Chamber of Commerce
(603) 330-1929

North Country Regional Office
Littleton Community House
(603) 444-1053

Keene Regional Office
Keene State College
(603) 358-2602

Manchester Regional Office
Amoskeag Business Incubator
(603) 624-2000

Nashua Regional Office
Melanson Heath & Company
(603) 589-2114

SCORE mentors offer free and confidential small-business advice for entrepreneurs, online and in person.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has an online Small Business Readiness Assessment Tool that will help you evaluate whether you are ready to start a business.

The abi Innovation Hub in Manchester nurtures high-growth startups by giving entrepreneurs access to the resources, connections, experience, and capital to support the journey of putting ideas into action.

The Internal Revenue Service's Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center contains a wealth of tax-related information.

The University of New Hampshire's Green Launching Pad connects entrepreneurs and private industry with technical, scientific and business faculty and students at UNH and statewide to successfully launch new green businesses and help NH achieve the objectives of its Climate Action Plan.

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