Creating a business plan

Many resources are available to help you create a business plan.

Some resources to help you get going:

Live Free and Start has a wealth of information for startup tech companies. It is a joint initiative between the Governor’s Office, Business Finance Authority and Dept. of Resources and Economic Development aimed at creating jobs and making it easier for tech companies to start, grow and succeed in New Hampshire.

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

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

Entrepreneurial education and resource community for individuals looking to start, grow and succeed in business.

Devine Millimet Attorneys at Law
Business Launch Initiative provides free assistance to startups and entrepreneurs starting a business in New Hampshire. “An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting a Business in New Hampshire,” is a very useful guide for startups.

Free app that automatically writes your business plan and evaluates your odds of success. Also provides additional paid services for business planning.

Green Launching Pad
University of New Hampshire project 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.

Hannah Grimes Center
Offers a variety of workshops and support including a Business Start-Up Program, a facilitated six-month program designed to ramp up your new business.

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

NH Made
Supporting local businesses and increasing awareness and demand for New Hampshire-made products and services.

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

Tax tips
This article on the Turbo Tax Website explains income tax considerations as you develop your business plan.

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