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US Government Official

https://www.usa.gov/

FirstGOV.gov is a rich treasure of online information, services and resources. FirstGov.gov, the official U.S. gateway to all government information, is the catalyst for a growing electronic government.

This powerful search engine and ever-growing collection of topical and customer-focused links connects you to millions of web pages from the federal government, local and tribal governments and to foreign nations around the world.

On FirstGov.gov, you can search millions of web pages from federal and state governments, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. Most of these pages are not available on commercial websites.

First.Gov.gov will help you find and do business with government online, on the phone, by mail or in person. You may select customer gateways- citizens, businesses and nonprofits, federal employees and government-to-government, to find exactly what you need.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



U.S. Business Advisor

www.business.usa.gov

This site provides access to a wealth of governmental-related information through links to those government agencies and regulations that affect entrepreneurs. It accurately describes itself as a one stop electronic link to all the information and services government provides for the business community.

The links and resources are organized by categories such as Business Development, Financial Assistance, Taxes, and Laws and Regulations.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



StartupNation

www.startupnation.com

Startupnation is great for both entrepreneurial and financial assistance.

This site provides expert advice on all aspects of starting and growing a business such as how to patent your idea, build a business plan, or increase sales. Startupnation is the destination where many would be entrepreneurs can learn how to come up with the seed capital to get going, and for being able to survive financially while making the transition.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Franchise Funding

www.franchisefunding.net

This sites provides access to nationwide funding and saves time with lender matching. Through the homepage you can get access to downloadable loan applications, loan programs, payment calculators and other resources.

In order to use the help, you need to sign up.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 2



Entrepreneurial Edge Online

www.edwardlowe.org

The site offers all manner of advice and help to entrepreneurs, including a forum, tips, and news of interest to those just starting out.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Kauffman eVenturing

www.entrepreneurship.org

Geared to those who are building companies that innovate and create jobs and wealth. This site is the trusted guide for entrepreneurs on the path to high growth. The site provides original articles, written by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, and aggregates the best of the best content on the web related to starting and running high impact companies.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Blackenterprise.com

www.blackenterprise.com

Founded in 1968 serves to seek out, analyze and disseminate information that is helpful to, and provides a forum for the ideas, ambitions and expressions of African American business people. This site provides planning tools for the small business and personal finance.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Entrepreneur.com

www.entrepreneur.com

This site contains so much information and so many publications that it is almost too overwhelming to navigate. Luckily there is a site map to ease navigation efforts.

This site is useful to entrepreneurs at all stages. It provides current information on the entrepreneurial world. Additionally, it offers variety of how-to`s and tools, some of which are applicable to start-ups and some of which are applicable to businesses at later stages of development.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



American Express

www.americanexpress.com

To advance to the Business information's, click on Business on and Open Forum.

This site is appropriate for entrepreneurs at all stages. It provides an enormous amount of information on topics such as finance, insurance, taxes, and the like.

This site also discusses financing option (e.g. business line of credit) offered by American Express.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Findlaw

smallbusiness.findlaw.com

Basic guides for taxes, Business contracts and forms and how to start a business.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Inc. Online

www.inc.com

It is an outstanding resource for entrepreneurs of all stages. The site offers information, products, services, and online tools. It also addresses a variety of business and management tasks.

The 'Raising Capital' section is really informative.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Private Offerings

www.venturea.com

This site is a useful resource for the entrepreneur who is considering a private offering.

This page also provides links to additional financing resources, as well as general entrepreneurial information and tools.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Business Resource Center

www.morebusiness.com

This site is appropriate and useful to entrepreneurs of all stages. It provides articles, links, and templates that are useful in starting and running your business.

This site also provides links to current business news, and it offers samples of business plans and marketing plans.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Wahm.com

www.wahm.com

WAHM.com is the online magazine for Work-at Home Moms. It provides full information on business opportunities, work-at-home job listings, links to other business web sites, etc. Besides, WAHM don't ignore the finances.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



Florida State University of College

www.cob.fsu.edu

This site offers business news, events and announcements.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



The Pennsylvania small business development center

http://pasbdc.org/

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers assist Pennsylvania's entrepreneurs and small businesses to start, grow and prosper trough consulting, education, and business information. The homepage provides links to numerous programs, business news and special events.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Fortune Magazine

http://fortune.com/

This site contains information inevitable for a business person. It is also a very powerful search engine which provides a great number of links.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Bankrate.com

http://www.bankrate.com/

This site allows you to compare credit card deals and bank rates.

Furthermore, it provides a wealth of information on a variety of finance-related and general entrepreneurial issues.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



ABC of small business

http://www.abcsmallbiz.com/

ABCs of Small Business is dedicated to all small businesses and those seeking to start their own business. This is a website with articles and resources specifically for the budding entrepreneur. There are a few other goodies for the seasonal small business owner too.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Angelscorner

http://angelscorner.com/

Angelscorner is a Silicon Valley based venture group comprised of individual investors and representatives of investment corporations. AngelsCorner is primarily focused on investing into private companies with strong teams, proprietary solutions, and high potentials. Its objective is to help talented entrepreneurs build lasting businesses of significant value.

Trough AngelsCorner, entrepreneurs can access critical resources of seed capital and management guidance from experienced business veterans, while investors can decrease the risk and increase the financial return of Angel Investing by cooperating in this activity with a disciplined and experienced group of like-minded colleagues.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



The Small Business Knowledge Center

http://www.bizmove.com/ This site is

a very comprehensive resource for small business information. It is literally packed with numerous useful guides and worksheets.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



BizPlanit.com

http://www.bizplanit.com/

BizPlanIt.com is an internet-based business plan consulting firm. They create customized business plans. Their services are based on a philosophy of partnership that combines the entrepreneur's business vision with their business plan to expertise.

This site also provides section of free resources, including a list of useful links and software reviews.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



US Environmental Protection Agency

http://www3.epa.gov/

This site leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. It performs environmental research, provides information on and access to laws, regulations, and downloadable forms.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Bank of America

https://www.bankofamerica.com/

Bank of America provides a wide range of financial world-class solutions and services for individuals, small businesses, corporate and institutional organizations.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



AllBusiness.com

http://www.allbusiness.com/

AllBusiness.com provides a wealth of information on truly all business matters. Here you can find quality forms, agreements, checklists and business guides specifically designed to meet the needs of growing businesses and entrepreneurs.

This page offers a comprehensive set of directories to help you locate product & service providers and government resources.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



MSN Money

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



American Business Funding Directory

http://www.businessfinance.com/

This site provides a search engine that allows you to search for funding sources that specialize in your industry, size, stage etc. This site also offers a step-by-step guide to a successful presentation of your business plan to investors. Their services are free.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Forbes Magazine

http://www.forbes.com/home_usa/

This site offers numerous links which are of great entrepreneurial and financing assistance. The home page includes such interesting sections as business, technology, markets, personal finance and others.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Smart Business Supersite

http://www.smartbiz.com/

This page includes many useful, brief articles on starting your own business.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Garage.com

http://www.garage.com/

A California-based group uses this site to match investors and entrepreneurs.

Investors and entrepreneurs must obtain a password and apply for membership in order to be qualified for the matching services. There is also a membership fee.

This site also offers links to tools, resources, publications etc.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Score.com

https://www.score.org/

This site provides information about SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)

Score Association volunteers are working and retired businesspersons who donate their time to provide small business mentoring and advice on the full range of business topics.

This site also provides a list of very useful and well-categorized links.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 2



FamBiz.com

http://fambiz.com/

FamBiz is the internet leading website for executives and owners of family-controlled companies.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Moneycafe.com

http://www.moneycafe.com/personal-finance/

This site provides state-by-state links to local financial companies and indicates the products and services offered by each company. It offers resources pertaining to commercial financing, insurance, management, services, financial software and more.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Onvia.com

http://www.onvia.com/

This site is designed to provide entrepreneurs with a more efficient and economical means to make purchases. Furthermore, they offer a wealth of up-to-date advice and small business-related news.

Users must login to become a member, however membership is free.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Venture Preneurs

http://www.venturepreneurs.org/

This site is maintained in conjunction with Barnes and Nobles and offers a comprehensive selection of publications and software covering all your business needs.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Commercial Finance Online

http://cfol.com/

CFOL describes itself as the world's largest business finance search engine. It boasts the largest database of financiers on the web, searchable by state, desired loan amount, and type of financing.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Business Angels

http://businessangels.com.au/

This site deals solely with Angel Investing. For a fee, they will match your ventures needs with private investors criteria.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Yahoo small business

https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/

Yahoo! offers a special content area especially for small business. It features small business-related articles, interactive tools, and links to small business-related sites.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



SEC small business Information

https://www.sec.gov/info/smallbus.shtml

This site provides information on and access to regulations and forms pertaining to small businesses, including information on raising capital in accordance with SEC regulations. It also provides a useful list of links to both governmental and non-governmental sites.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



US small business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Foundation Center.org

http://foundationcenter.org/

The Foundation Center is a nonprofit organization designed to help individuals and organizations find funding from foundations and philanthropists.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Guerilla Marketing Online

http://gmarketing.com/

This site contains a wealth of information on the topic of guerilla marketing.

It shows practical advice about how to apply guerilla tactics and you can get questions answered.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



MasterCard International

https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/businesses/small-business/cards.html

MasterCard International is a leading global payment solutions company that provides a broad variety of innovative services.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Ventureseek

http://www.ventureseek.com/

The page is intended to serve as a capital online forum for entrepreneurs who are seeking financing, joint venture/trade/business partners.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



AccelPartners

http://www.accel.com/

This is the website for Accel Partners. This venture capital firm will only consider investment opportunities in the communications and internet industries.

This site also provides links to articles and outside websites.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



New Jersey Entrepreneurs Forum

http://www.innovativepartners.com/index.php/new-jersey-entrepreneurs-forum

It provides information on the NJEF monthly meetings, programs, and the latest news of interest to entrepreneurs.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



Regulation Resources

http://regdresources.com/

This is an important site on financial matters.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Online Business Advisor

http://www.onlinebusadv.com/

This site is provided by Applied Training & Consulting Systems and its affiliates. This site contains a number highly informative pages.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



The Institute Economic Development

http://www.theinstitutenc.org/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Minority Business Enterprise Council

http://www.phila.gov/commerce/businesssupport/mwdsbesupport/Pages/default.aspx

The MBEC works with the Philadelphia business community to build internal and external alliances with Minority.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Fairfax Small Business Development Center

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/business/small-business/

This site offers numerous articles and links that are of interest to the entrepreneur.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Northern Trust

https://www.northerntrust.com/

This site is a useful resource on the matters of finance. It provides financial tools, and programs for individuals, affluent families, and leading institutions all over the world.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



State and Local Governmental on the Net

http://www.statelocalgov.net/

This site is a guide to government sponsored Internet sites. You can search on a state-by-state basis. Also there are links to multi-state sites, national organizations and federal resources.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Rainmaker Capital

http://rainmakercap.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



African American Female Entrepreneurs Alliance

http://aafea.groupsite.com/main/summary
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 1
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



The National Venture Capital Association

http://nvca.org/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey

http://www.chambersnj.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



New Jersey Small Business Development Centers

http://www.njsbdc.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



National Federation of independent Business

http://www.nfib.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



NJBiz

http://www.njbiz.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Council for Entrepreneurial Development

http://cednc.org/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Venture Association of New Jersey

http://www.vanj.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



MSN BC

http://www.msnbc.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Prospect Street Ventures

http://prospectstreet.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Fico

http://www.fico.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



OneVest

www.onevest.com
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



AudienceBloom.com

http://www.audiencebloom.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Dutiee

www.dutiee.com
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Quora

https://www.quora.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



Angellist

https://angel.co/?utm_source=redirect&utm_campaign=angellist_com
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 2
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



Epiclaunch

http://www.epiclaunch.com/blog/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



ChicCeo.com

http://www.chic-ceo.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Medium.com

https://medium.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 3



ASmartBear.com

http://blog.asmartbear.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



StartupCompanyLawyer

http://www.startupcompanylawyer.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Brazenlife.com

http://www.brazen.com/blog/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



CrunchBase.com

https://www.crunchbase.com/#/home/index
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Coppyblogger.com

http://www.copyblogger.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Harvard Business Review

https://hbr.org/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



QuickSprout.com

http://www.quicksprout.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 1
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



TheFunded.com

http://thefunded.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



TED.com

http://www.ted.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



TheStartupDonut.com

http://www.startupdonut.co.uk/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



StartupMeme.com

http://startupmeme.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Noobpreneur.com

http://www.noobpreneur.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



HubSport

http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing

Known as the go-to resource for the best Inbound Marketing strategies and tactics. Their library of content around blog posts, webinars, eBooks, white papers and guides are a must-have for all entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Marketo

blog.marketo.com

Marketo lays out webinars, blog posts, guides and white papers for entrepreneurs to leverage for their Marketing efforts.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Problogger

www.problogger.net

This is a community site focused on generating high-quality content that helps marketers and entrepreneurs to leverage for their Inbound Marketing efforts.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Kissmetrics.com

www.kissmetrics.com

This site helps you go above and beyond Google Analytics. Really helpful for entrepreneurs managing their own website.

This site provides a two-week free trial.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 4
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 1
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



AccountingCoach

http://www.accountingcoach.com/

Was established in 2003 to allow students and small business owners to learn new accounting skills or to increase their present knowledge.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 3
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Fastcompany

http://www.fastcompany.com/

Fastcompany.com offers a lot of ideas and inspirations. It inspires a new breed of innovative and creative thought leaders who are actively inventing the future.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Weird Entrepreneurs

http://weirdentrepreneurs.com/

Weird Entrepreneurs offers podcast interviews of successful entrepreneurs to various topics. It also offers many resources which can help in building the business to the next level.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Indiegogo

https://learn.indiegogo.com/crowdfunding-on-indiegogo/?gclid=CNOzo8zui8kCFQutaQodJAULeg

Indiegogo is a big crowdfunding website. It offers step-to-step guide and access to 15 Million people who visit the page each month.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4



Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/

Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform. The page is focused on creative projects and helps to bring them to reality.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



IDEO

https://www.ideo.com/
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Quirky

https://www.quirky.com/

Quirky is an invention platform that connects investors with companies and individuals which are specialized in a specific product category. Due to bankruptcy in September 2015 the page is looking for a new home for the community.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 2
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Helpjuice

https://helpjuice.com/

Helpjuice is a knowledge base software that helps with customer support emails.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 5
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 1
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Crowdfunder

https://www.crowdfunder.com/

Crowdfunder is a crowdfunding platform for raising investment. It shows more formal Seed & Series A rounds.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Rockethub

https://www.rockethub.com/

Rockethub is a donation-based funding website. The unique part of their website is their FuelPad and LaunchPad programs which help campaign owners with the collaborating and success.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 5
  • Ease of Use Rating: 5



Crowdrise

https://www.crowdrise.com/

Crowdrise is a crowdfunding page created to raise funding for Causes and Charity.
  • Entrepreneurial Assistance Rating: 3
  • Financing Assistance Rating: 4
  • Ease of Use Rating: 4