Links for Startups, Small Businesses, & Entrepreneurs – California Corporate and Tech Law Resources

Training

Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE). Has periodic events, training sessions and “bootcamp” for entrepreneurs.
Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
San Jose, California Entrepreneur Center

Events

AlwaysOn
Churchill Club
SVForum (formerly SDForum or the Software Development Forum)
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Silicon Valley Offers a popular annual conference.
WorkIt(TM) Networking Events and Resources

News – Technology

CNET News.com
Release 2.0
Slashdot
TechCrunch
Technology Review
TechRepublic.com
Wired Magazine

News – Ecommerce

Internet Retailer
Practical Ecommerce

News & Resources- Startups/Small Business

CCH Business Owner’s Toolkit(TM)
Entrepreneur Magazine
Inc. Magazine
SCORE Resources List. Extensive list of small business links.
Stanford Technology Ventures Program – Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Podcasts
StartupNation
Topix Startup News

News – Business/Corporate

BusinessWeek
Financial Times
Forbes Magazine
Fortune Magazine
Google Business News
Harvard Business Review
Reuters Financial News
The Wall Street Journal

Books

Nolo Press. Self-help legal and business guides.
The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki.
A Good Hard Kick in the Ass: Basic Training for Entrepreneurs by Rob Adams
Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure by Jerry Kaplan

Government

CalGOLD. Site describing California Business Permits.
California Board of Equalization (BOE). Sales and Use Taxes.
California Business Portal
California Business Entity Search
California Employment Development Department (EDD)
California Franchise Tax Board (FTB)
U.S. Copyright Office
U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or PTO)
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

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