Small business owners or those wanting to start a small business will benefit from the articles offered on this site from Dun & Bradstreet.

Business Owners Idea Cafe
Business Owners Idea Cafe has information for those thinking about starting their own businesses, or about improving their existing operations.

Entrepreneur magazine offers valuable information to those interested in starting their own businesses.
Interested in starting your own business? A franchise may be the route to take. This site offers valuable information for those wanting to purchase a franchise.

Inventor Resources
The United States Patent Office offers this guide to information about the process of inventing and patenting.

Inventors Handbook
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers this source of information about inventing and patenting.

MOSourceLink offers help to those wanting to start small businesses in Missouri.

SCORE is an organization composed of retired business executives who offer their expertise to prospective business owners.

Small Business Administration
The United States Small Business Administration offers advice to help you start, finance, and manage a small business.

Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center is a service of the St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce, St. Joseph, Missouri.

Small Business Grants
While the federal government does not offer grants for starting businesses, this site offers links to websites of agencies that may be able to help.

Small Business Innovation Research
This website offers information for the high-tech small business.