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Entrepreneurship Resources

The lists of resources provided here have been researched and documented by CIE staff. Please contact us at cie@rowan.edu if you know of any other resources that we have not listed here. We hope to provide the best and most up-to-date list of entrepreneurship resources.

Academic

Academy of Management
The Academy of Management is a leading professional association for scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations.

American Society for Engineering Education
The American Society for Engineering Education is a nonprofit member association, founded in 1893, dedicated to promoting and improving engineering and technology education.

International Council for Small Business
ICSB serves as an umbrella organization that integrates the activities of diverse organizations and professionals who deal directly with small business. It creates and distributes new information on small business management and entrepreneurial development.

National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance
The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance fosters invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship in higher education as a way of creating innovative, commercially viable, and socially beneficial businesses and employment opportunities in the United States.

Small Business Institute Directors' Association
The mission of the Small Business Institute Directors' Association is to strengthen the small business/entrepreneurship sector of the free enterprise system, provide entrepreneurship education, and support economic development and diversification through teaching, consulting, training, and field research with small businesses and local communities.

United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
The mission of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship is to advance knowledge and foster business development through entrepreneurial education and research.

Business & Development

Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey is a not-for-profit, business organization whose mission is to provide the following to its members: opportunities to meet other members and do business; resources to enhance members' position in the marketplace; and a collective voice on public policy issues that impact business.

Digital Delaware
Digital Delaware is a not-for-profit association that supports an active environment for the discovery of emerging technologies; knowledge transfer and education; identification of business opportunities; attraction of talent and resources; and the opportunity to build relationships with key players in technology-based and/or technology-focused business ventures and their supporters.

Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia
The Entrepreneurs' Forum is the leading organization in our tri-state region that helps entrepreneurs find the resources they need to get into business...PR, capital, advisors, and more.

Glassboro Economic Development Council
The Glassboro Economic Development Council provides financial and technical assistance, site location assistance, demographic information, referrals to other appropriate offices or professionals. For further information, the GEDC can be contacted at 856-881-0500 or gedc.glassboro@verizon.net

Gloucester County Department of Economic Development
The Gloucester County Department of Economic Development Resource Center is a one-stop-shop for locating information and services important to business clients.

Innovation Philadelphia
Innovation Philadelphia is a public/private partnership created to grow the wealth and the workforce of the Greater Philadelphia Region's Innovation Economy by growing, attracting, retaining, and connecting technology-based businesses and workforce in the Region.

National Federation of Independent Business
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is the largest advocacy organization representing small and independent businesses in Washington, D.C. and all 50 state capitals. NFIB's purpose is to influence public policy at the state and federal level and be the resource for small and independent business in America.

New Jersey Technology Council
The New Jersey Technology Council provides business support, networking opportunities, information, advocacy and recognition of technology companies and their leaders.

Small Business Administration
The Small Business Administration is a governmental agency that provides assistance for small businesses.

Hot Tips

"Secrets to Entrepreneurship" ~PowerPoint presentation by Dr. K. Mark Weaver
"Identifying a Business Opportunity" ~PowerPoint presentation by Dr. K. Mark Weaver

Entrepreneurial Websites:

Martindale's Calculators On-Line Center
This site contains over 20,000 calculators - most likely to be able to crunch your data in any kind of business.

Tell-A-Friend Wizard
Makes it easy to add Tell-A-Friend buttons to your website.

Startup Nation
This sites provides 10 steps to follow when starting a business

Resource Websites:

Principal Financial Group Teleclasses
A site structured to assist women business owners

GlobeTrade.com
Assists entrepreneurs in taking their business global

Kang & Lee Advertising
Asian-American market demographics

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