Tools for Business








Entrepreneurism has declined 40% since 1978

Independent retailers' market share has dropped 44%
since the 1970s


"Independent retailers return more than three times as much money [to the community] per dollar of sales than chain competitors."


Strong ecosystems allow entrepreneurs to quickly find knowledge and resources they need to succeed.

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Building Playbook Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation








Tools for Business is a customized information hub with:

  • 10,000+ localized links

  • Answers to 500+ questions

  • Compliance information

  • Online chat support.

  • 900+ translated safety resources in 33 languages

Here are some questions answered within the Tools:









Tools for Business is customized for communities with local, state, federal and best-of-the web resources to start and grow businesses.

Entrepreneurs can access information quickly, without confusion.












We have Tools for ALL Four Elements of a Strong Entrepreneurial Eco-system


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Carolyn Usinger
866.429.1527 (West Coast)