Skip to main content

Entrepreneurship: Associations & Organizations

This course will approach entrepreneurship as a mindset, an attitude and a behaviour to undertake value‐creating initiatives in situations with a certain level of uncertainty that is expected to lead to the creation of a new business entity

Web-Links

    Allbusiness.com

Offers information and advice to small business owners. Includes over 1500 articles on how to run a company and stories about entrepreneurs, Employment & HR, Sales & Marketing and Internet & E-Commerce, expert answers from 15 industry gurus, and over two dozen calculators for comparing marketing campaigns, recalculating loan payments, tracking inventory costs, etc.

BizFilings Business Owner's Toolkit

Information at this website is based on the publishing assets of CT Corporation and CCH, Inc., both Wolters Kluwer businesses. Since 1913, America's lawyers, accountants, business consultants and regulatory advisers have relied upon the research libraries and software solutions of the country's #1 legal, tax and business publisher to run their professional practices. Now, Toolkit has taken these powerful resources and produced a web site of useful advice and tools geared specifically to the small business owner.

Business.gov : the Business Gateway to Federal Resources  

Business.gov (formerly U.S. Business Advisor) is a gateway that exists to connect U.S. Businesses with federal government agencies, services, and information.

BusinessUSA  

A centralized, one-stop platform to make it easier than ever for businesses to access services to help them grow and hire. BusinessUSA is your front door to all the government has to offer. It quickly connects businesses to the services and information relevant to them, regardless of where the information is located or which agency's website, call center, or office they go to for help.

ECorner : Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner

Free online collection of 1600+ videos and podcasts on entrepreneurship topics. Select videos and podcasts by theme, topic, speaker.

Entrepreneur.com: Solutions for Growing Businesses

Information and advice on marketing, finances, management, technology, and how-to for the small business owner or entrepreneur.

EntreWorld: Resources for Entrepreneurs

Focuses on information that help entrepreneurs build and maintain businesses. Included in the site are resources on starting a business (financing, planning, marketing, technology, and taxes), growing a business (product development, financing, human relations, growth strategies), and links to organizations that support entrepreneurship.

eWeb's Entrepreneurship Education Resources

Information on business plans, grants, e-commerce, and help for students and professors.

HBS Working Knowledge

Resources, articles and working papers on business practice, entrepreneurship, and management, by faculty at the Harvard Business School.

Inc.com

Provides articles for start-ups and small businesses on a variety of relevant topics. Also includes recent issue of Inc. Magazine.

Office of Women's Business Ownership Entrepreneurial Development  

It exists to establish and oversee a network of Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) throughout the United States and its territories. 

SBA's Small Business Development Centers  

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) offer assistance to current and prospective small business owners. The SBDC web pages offer:

  • Lots of publications on starting a business, financing a business, and expanding a business
  • Lists of many contacts for small business assistance (directories of Small Business Development Centers, Service Corps of 

Small Business Advisor

Addressed to the entrepreneur and new business owner, this site includes sections on tax tips, state and federal programs. Includes a listing of state offices for incorporation of new businesses, small business FAQ's, and a glossary of terms relating to small business.

United States Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy  

SBA Office of Advocacy represent the nation's small businesses within the federal government's legislative and rule-making processes. The web site offers statistics on small business conditions in each of the 50 states, info on federal rules and regulations affecting small businesses, and SBA research reports.

Virtual Small Business Workshop : Internal Revenue Service

The Small Business/Self-Employed Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop online classroom consists of video presentations (and transcripts) by IRS instructors on topics of interest to small business. The presentation topics are: business structures, payroll taxes, electronic filing, business expense deductions, and record keeping.

Wall Street Journal : Small Business Marketing

From the Wall Street Journal: current news articles and videos of interest to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs' Associations

Pakistan Entrepreneurs Association

We are a group of enthusiastic and practical oriented young individuals having a vision to promote the concept of Self-Employment for the betterment of our youth. We aim to make the youth of Pakistan self-reliant successful respectable citizens of Pakistan adding to the economy in a positive way.

LUMS Entrepreneurial Society (LES)

The LUMS Entrepreneurial Society (LES) is a non-profit student-run society dedicated to promotion of entrepreneurship and leadership in LUMS. It is the first student-organised entrepreneurial society in Pakistan. The society works towards the generation of a competitive and diverse corporate scenario in order to promote the economic growth of the country. 

Startup Grind

Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 215,000 founders in over 185 cities. We nurture startup ecosystems in 70 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs. The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE)

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE) is the largest independent, professional, academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship. With over 1000 members from universities and colleges, for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, and the public sector, USASBE is a diverse mix of professionals that share a common commitment to fostering entrepreneurial attitudes and behaviors.

Entrepreneurs’ Organization

EO was founded to help leading business owners on their path to greater professional success and personal fulfillment. EO is a global community that enriches members’ lives through dynamic peer-to-peer learning, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and connections to experts. EO is the world’s most influential community of entrepreneurs, supporting today’s business owners in all aspects of their entrepreneurial journey.