U.S. Small Business Administration The U.S. SBA provides a wide variety of services for people looking to
start-up or expand their own businesses. In addition to financing
SBA is a great source for info on business plans, counseling,
entrepreneurial workshops, and obtaining patents and trademarks.
Massachusette Alliance for Economic Development The Massachusetts Alliance for
Economic Development is a private, non-profit partnership of
business, industry leaders, and government dedicated to
the economic growth of Massachusetts.
Business.gov Over 40 different Federal agencies assist or regulate businesses. With
so many sources of information, finding what you want can be
complicated and time-consuming. Business.gov is one of the E-Government
initiatives in the President's Management Agenda. It was developed to
provide better customer service for small businesses interacting with
the Federal Government.
The Cape Cod Technology Council, Inc. The
Cape Cod Technology Council is an organization of technology-based
companies located on Cape Cod – From Plymouth to
Provincetown. The council works to keep technology
companies on the cape and encourages new companies to establish their
year round businesses on the cape. Cape Cod Technology
Council's website contains an extensive member directory of local
The Massachusetts Export Center, The Massachusetts Export Center, part of the Massachusetts Small
Business Development Center Network, is the state's leading provider of
export development services. The Export Center is widely recognized by
the local international business community as an important resource for
Office of Business Development (MOBD) The
mission of MOBD is to assist
in the creation and preservation of jobs in Massachusetts.
Their office provides extensive technical assistance throughout
every business development stage. Visit the MOBD Web site
for information about the state's business climate, workforce
and technical resources, tax