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

https://steveblank.com/2012/11/27/open-source-entrepreneurship/ – Steve Blank’s Free Training Resources (Highly Recommended!)
https://www.udacity.com/course/how-to-build-a-startup–ep245 – Steve Blank’s FREE Lean Launchpad Course (Highly Recommended!)
http://www.udemy.com/lean-startup-sxsw-2012-videos-and-presentations/ – Free “Lean Startup” Training Seminar from Eric Ries http://ebusiness.byu.edu/lecture_search_results.php – BYU Entrepreneur Lecture Series – Video Archive
https://venturewell.org/i-corps/llpvideos/ – Lean Launchpad Video Library
http://www.slideshare.net/sllconf – Eric Reis Startup Lessons Learned Training (Lean Launch Methodology)
http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/ – Business Model Generation Training

National Startup Organizations

http://startupweekend.org – Startup Weekend – Launch a Startup in 54 hours
https://www.leanstartupmachine.com – The Lean Startup Machine – Launch a Startup in 48 hours
http://www.startupmonthly.org – Startup Monthly – Launch a Startup in a month
https://www.startupgrind.com – Startup Grind – community looking to be educated, and network with the smartest startup minds.
https://www.googleforentrepreneurs.com/
https://startupweek.co/

http://www.1millioncups.com/
http://www.leanstartupcircle.com/
http://www.techstars.com/
http://www.kauffman.org/
http://www.eonetwork.org – The Entrepreneurs’ Organization – Engaging Leading Entrepreneurs to Learn and Grow

Helpful Startup Articles, Links & Publications

https://steveblank.com/tools-and-blogs-for-entrepreneurs/#startup-tools – Steve Blank’s Startup Tools List (Highly Recommended!)
http://www.angelcapitalassociation.org/ – Angel Capital Association
http://www.ventureworthy.com/ –  – See if your co. is worthy of Angel Investment
http://www.angelcapitaleducation.org/ – Angel Capital Education Foundation
http://www.billpayne.com/ – BillPayne.com Angel Investor
http://www.businessinsider.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-getting-a-microloan-2009-10#what-is-a-microloan-1 – Everything You Need To Know About Microloans
http://entrepreneurs.about.com/od/financing/a/debtfinancing.htm – Debt Financing – Pros and Cons for Business Owners
http://startuplawyer.com/venture-capital/why-a-vc-will-take-a-lighter-to-your-nda – Startup Lawyer – Why VC’s Won’t Sign an NDA
http://inventorspot.com/ – Inventions, Innovations and Interesting Ideas for the Inventor in All of Us.
http://startupcompete.co/ – Startup Compete – Kauffman Foundation Startup Contests
http://www.kauffman.org/Kauffman.org – Entrepreneurship & Education

National Startup Accelerators

Utah Accelerators Directory

http://www.techstars.org/ – TechStars » Funding and Mentorship from the #1 Startup Accelerator in the World

http://ycombinator.com/ – Y Combinator – Incubator Program

National Startup Funding Resources

Utah Investor Directory

http://www.mwcn.org/ – MountainWest Capital Network

http://www.mwsbf.com/ – Mountain West – Utah Small Business Finance

http://the-elevator.com/ – The Elevator – Private Equity and Investment Magazine

http://www.americanventuremagazine.com/index.php – American Venture Magazine The venture capital publication for entrepreneurs and investors.

http://www.angelcapitalassociation.org/ – Angel Capital Association

http://www.ventureworthy.com/VentureWorthy.com – See if your co. is worthy of Angel Investment

http://www.angelcapitaleducation.org/ – Angel Capital Education Foundation

http://www.angelcapitaleducation.org/starting-a-group/ – Angel Capital Education Foundation – Starting an Angel Group

http://www.billpayne.com/BillPayne.com Angel Investor

http://www.bizpitches.com/Bizpitches.com – The Business Hub For Entrepreneurs!!

http://www.businessinsider.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-getting-a-microloan-2009-10#what-is-a-microloan-1BusinessInsider.com – Everything You Need To Know About Microloans

http://www.capital-connection.com/jointventures.html – The Capital Connection – Joint Ventures Financing Sources

http://www.egcap.com/home.html – Entrepreneur Growth Capital

http://www.firstround.com/index.cfm – First Round Capital (Super Angel Group)

http://www.fundingpost.com/events.aspFundingPost.com

http://www.kickstarter.com/ – Kickstarter – Fund & Follow Creativity

http://www.kiva.org/lender/mortgagedude – Kiva – Lender William Tuning from Tenino, WA United States

http://www.launchboxdigital.com/ – LaunchBox Digital – Seed Investment and Accelerator Program

http://www.nasvf.org/ – National Association of Seed and Venture Funds

http://www.nvca.org/model_documents/model_docs.html – National VC Association – Example Investor Docs

http://www.pwcmoneytree.com/moneytree/index.jsp – PricewaterhouseCooper – MoneyTree™ Report (Report on quarterly venture capital spending)

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1365/is_n7_v26/ai_17868141/ – How to strurture family member loans

http://www.allbusiness.com/banking-finance/financial-markets-investing/13281377-1.html – Fund-Raising – Consider Private Debt

http://www.paulgraham.com/angelinvesting.html – How to Be an Angel Investor – Paul Graham