Launching a New Business: A Handbook for Sustainable Entrepreneurs is part of the Sustainable Entrepreneur’s Library of Resources for Entrepreneurship. The Handbook covers the steps that need to be taken to launch a new standalone business to be initially operated within a new entity by a group of persons, generally referred to herein as the “founders”, who have come together to commercialize an idea for a new product or service. The tabs in this Handbook cover emerging companies; founders; business planning; product development and commercialization; initial funding sources; selecting and forming business entities including limited liability companies, corporations, benefit corporations and nonprofit corporations; initial capital and ownership structure; governance; organizational design; human resources; technology management and protecting intellectual property; lean product and customer development; and managing knowledge-intensive firms.
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