Are you thinking of starting a business out of your home? Are you currently running a restaurant, a clothing store or something else entirely? Are you working on a new high growth startup? Are you a woman, veteran or minority entrepreneur?
Business.gov provides guides that are tailored to meet the needs of specific audiences and business types. The following resources provide information that help specialized audiences start their own businesses.
Federal, state and local government operate a number of programs that assist startups, micro businesses, as well as under served, disadvantaged groups:
- Home Based Businesses
Learn more about starting a home-based business and managing it within the law.
Information for self-employed individuals who want to start and operate a business.
- Disabled People
Resources for disabled people to start, grow and manage a small business.
- Minority Owned Businesses
Government services to help minority groups start and conduct a business.
- Non Profit Organizations
Government services to help non profits find opportunities and finance their business.
- Veteran Owned Businesses
Information for veterans looking to start and finance their business, as well as locate government contracting opportunities.
- Women Owned Businesses
Government programs that help women entrepreneurs start, grow and expand their businesses.
- Startups and High Growth Businesses
Resources to help entrepreneurs start, run, and expand a startup or high growth business.
Government agencies regulate and support the creation and growth of wide range of small business, from home-based bakeries to high-tech manufacturing. These industry guides help business owners understand their regulatory requirements as well as government programs aimed at supporting their growth and success.