The following resources were sent in as comments by readers to my earlier post, "Which are you: Unemployed or New Entrepreneur?
" All of them provide terrific resources to help you decide which will you be -- unemployed or a new entrepreneur?
From Anne Giles Clelland, founder of Handshake2.0
Stuart Mease, City of Roanoke
, Va. recommends:
Virginia Department of Business Assistance
hosts events to assist would be entrepreneurs - go to: www.vastartup.org
. Also, it's important to note that you do not have to raise a million dollars to be an entrepreneur. Start small like Cameron Johnson says in his book You Call the Shots
. Even if it is a consulting, internet or old economy business. start small and build upon it while you have a platform job.
Jim Flowers, Director, VT KnowledgeWorks
writes a blog for entrepreneurs:
The headline of Start with Moxie
is "So you want to launch a business..." The entire blog is devoted to people who may be considering entrepreneurship.