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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

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Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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SCORE Crowdfunding Guide

This guide is a resource for anyone considering, or planning a crowdfunding campaign. Learn about the tools and services available to you, the differences between crowsfunding... Read more
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Guide to Doing Business in Portland

Portland's Economic Development Department's in-depth guide to city licensing, permits, resources, taxes and more. Read more
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Portland Public Library's Business Data Resources

"Business Data" might sound dense, but there's a wealth of information about your industry available (for free!). Whether you're a marketing wonk or an aspiring restaurant owner... Read more
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One-page Business Plan Template

Sketch out your idea on this easy to use document. This is a great place to start before you jump into writing an in-depth business plan. We use this template in Portland SCORE's... Read more
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How Much Should I Bill Per Hour?

A handy template designed to help you with pricing your services. Read more
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Single Owner LLC Operating Agreement

Use this template to get started on your LLC Operating Agreement. Read more
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Multi-Member Operating Agreeement for an LLC

This document will help you navigate setting up an LLC with multiple owners. Read more

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Financial Projection Template for New Business

The SCORE Financial Projection template for a NEW BUSINESS s a dynamic series of  28 worksheets including financial diagnostics and summary graphs.  It is recommended you meet... Read more

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