Starting a business

Adventures in entrepreneurship: An illustrated playbook for starting your first business

Small businesses are the heartbeats of communities across the country. They make where we live, work, and play truly thrive.

In the last year, more people than ever have dove headfirst into entrepreneurship or transformed their side hustle into their main source of income. It’s no wonder there are now almost 32 million small businesses in the U.S.

For those who dare to dream, there’s no time like the present to create something new and leave a legacy. The hard part is transforming that dream into a living, breathing, long-lasting business. Becoming an entrepreneur takes the right mix of courage, luck and hard work. And to make it work, there’s some crucial prep work you’ll have to do before launching your new business.

Don’t know where to begin? We can help.

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