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Entrepreneurship Programs: Quick Resources to Help Get You Started

Starting your own business can be a risky and an intiimidating decision. It takes a lot of research, persistence and dedication to pursue entrepreneurship opportunities. If you ever wanted to start a micro business, there are many local resources in your area that will help you get started. Local universities and colleges are great places to start.

You should also inquire about business information through your local Chamber of Commerce. Lastly, business organizations such as the Small Business Administration (SBA) or SCORE will provide mentors, workshops, online webinars and grant information.

Due to the recent changes in the economy (including the advancement of technology), it makes it much easier to start a small business in your home or leased space. Crowd Sourcing websites such as www.fundraiser.com www.indiegogo.com www.rockethub.com or www.kickstarter.com also makes it much easier to raise money to fund your business.

The following entrepreneurship programs are available in the New Jersey area. Please check your local listings to find out more about programs available in your area.

Entrepreneurship Programs in New Jersey:

Rutgers Business School

http://business.rutgers.edu/cueed/entrepreneurs/resources

NJIT

http://www.njit-edc.org/entrepreneurs/

State of New Jersey Entrepreneurship Assistance

http://www.state.nj.us/scitech/entassist/