Orange County SCORE has compiled the following resources that could be valuable for anyone running or starting a small business here in California. 

 

Developing Your Business Plan

 

SBA Learning Platform

 

 

Financial Ratios & Statistics

 

 

County/City Demographics

 

 

Average Wage by Occupation

 

 

Legal Structure Selections

 

 

California Business Structures

 

 

Partnership Agreement Checklist

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Seeking Capital from the Bank and Others

 

Financing Basics

 

 

Finding Capital Overview

 

 

Finding Money Tips

 

 

Financing for a Small Business

 

 

Financing Eligibility & Loans

 

 

Questions the Banker will Ask

 

 

How to Prepare a Loan Package

 

 

Check Your Credit (fee)

 

 

Other Sources of Funds

 

 

Venture Capital Primer

 

 

Funding for Tech Companies

 

 

 

 

 

Launching Your Startup Business

 

Basics of Launching a Business

 

 

Requirements by Business Type

 

 

Obtaining an EIN

 

 

Register Your Business Name

 

 

Obtain a State Seller Permit

 

 

State Tax Information

 

 

Partnership Agreement Checklist

 

 

Filing Your Company

 

 

 

Ask Before Signing a Lease

 

 

 

Managing and Growing Your Small Business

 

Marketing to Target Profits

 

 

Key Financial Ratios

 

 

Patent & Trademark Office

 

 

US Copyright Office

 

 

Federal Employee Legal Help

 

 

State Industrial Relations

 

 

Buying a Business Checklist