Startup Resource Links

We come across great startup resources at the local and national level. Below are links to some of the best across the country. It’s not comprehensive, but it’s a place to start. The list includes some Utah resources, but if you’re looking for full list of Utah resources, check out the Utah Startup Connectory

Online Startup Training / Materials – Steve Blank’s Free Training Resources (Highly Recommended!)–ep245 – Steve Blank’s FREE Lean Launchpad Course (Highly Recommended!) – Free “Lean Startup” Training Seminar from Eric Ries – BYU Entrepreneur Lecture Series – Video Archive – Lean Launchpad Video Library – Eric Reis Startup Lessons Learned Training (Lean Launch Methodology) – Business Model Generation Training

National Startup Organizations – Startup Weekend – Launch a Startup in 54 hours – The Lean Startup Machine – Launch a Startup in 48 hours – Startup Monthly – Launch a Startup in a month – Startup Grind – community looking to be educated, and network with the smartest startup minds. – The Entrepreneurs’ Organization – Engaging Leading Entrepreneurs to Learn and Grow

Helpful Startup Articles, Links & Publications – Steve Blank’s Startup Tools List (Highly Recommended!) – Angel Capital Association –  – See if your co. is worthy of Angel Investment – Angel Capital Education Foundation – Angel Investor – Everything You Need To Know About Microloans – Debt Financing – Pros and Cons for Business Owners – Startup Lawyer – Why VC’s Won’t Sign an NDA – Inventions, Innovations and Interesting Ideas for the Inventor in All of Us. – Startup Compete – Kauffman Foundation Startup Contests – Entrepreneurship & Education

National Startup Accelerators

Utah Accelerators Directory – TechStars » Funding and Mentorship from the #1 Startup Accelerator in the World – Y Combinator – Incubator Program

National Startup Funding Resources

Utah Investor Directory – MountainWest Capital Network – Mountain West – Utah Small Business Finance – The Elevator – Private Equity and Investment Magazine – American Venture Magazine The venture capital publication for entrepreneurs and investors. – Angel Capital Association – See if your co. is worthy of Angel Investment – Angel Capital Education Foundation – Angel Capital Education Foundation – Starting an Angel Group Angel Investor – The Business Hub For Entrepreneurs!! – Everything You Need To Know About Microloans – The Capital Connection – Joint Ventures Financing Sources – Entrepreneur Growth Capital – First Round Capital (Super Angel Group) – Kickstarter – Fund & Follow Creativity – Kiva – Lender William Tuning from Tenino, WA United States – LaunchBox Digital – Seed Investment and Accelerator Program – National Association of Seed and Venture Funds – National VC Association – Example Investor Docs – PricewaterhouseCooper – MoneyTree™ Report (Report on quarterly venture capital spending) – How to strurture family member loans – Fund-Raising – Consider Private Debt – How to Be an Angel Investor – Paul Graham