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Resources for start-ups
" is the U.S. Government's official website for small businesses. provides small business owners with information and resources they need to comply with laws and regulations, and to take advantage of government programs and services to help them start, expand and run their businesses."

Business Owners Toolkit - Sample Business Plans                                                                                                                           Attached files contain the component elements of sample business plans for three fictitious companies.

Small Business Administration: Finance Start-Up
Resources to help obtain capital to start a business.

Business Plan Archive - Dot Com Era
In partnership with the Library of Congress, the Center for History and New Media, and the University of Maryland Libraries, the Archive collects and preserves business plans and related planning documents from the Birth of the Dot Com Era so that future generations will be able to learn from this remarkable episode in the history of technology and entrepreneurship.

Center for Business Planning
Provides business plans presented for the MOOT Corp Competition ("The Super Bowl of Business Plan Competition." Business Week), planning guidelines, and a portal to Web resources.

Small Business Development Center National Information Clearinghouse (SBDCNET)
A Small Business Administration site that has a goal to empower the entrepreneur with business information; includes a page with an index of business plans with links.

U.S. Small Business Administration - Business Planning
Resources for planning a new business from the SBA.