Operation Startup provides relevant and useful resources to assist you with your entrepreneurial aspirations. Whether you are working on simply taking action on an idea (nascent entrepreneur), own, operate, or are thinking of launching a small to medium sized business (everyday entrepreneur), a military Veteran, active duty service member, spouse/family member of a Veteran, or a civilian working with a Veteran on a business (Vetrepreneur), a person trying to launch a for or nonprofit business that solves a societal problem using some new innovation (social entrepreneur), or someone who works for an existing organization and is looking to develop innovative and creative skills to transform the way business gets done (intrapreneur)..... we have some resources for you. Some of these resources are available for free (see below), while others require you to become a member of Operation Startup.
RESOURCES FOR SOMEONE THAT WANTS TO TAKE ACTION ON AN IDEA
I have an idea for a business, or a solution to a problem, but I do not know how best to get started.
RESOURCES FOR AN EVERYDAY ENTREPRENEUR
Do you own, or are you thinking of opening a small to medium sized enterprise (SME) with scale-up potential. Everyday entrepreneurs are the backbone to the economy. These businesses can range from a law firm, IT consulting, bakery, fishing charter business and so on.
A VETERAN, OR MILITARY CONNECTED ENTREPRENEUR
Vetrepreneurs are becoming one of the fastest
demographic groups that is pursuing self- employment. Tap into myriad resources for Vetrepreneurs.
RESOURCES FOR A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR
Social entrepreneurship has gained significant traction over the past decade. Aspiring entrepreneurs have developed innovative for profit business models, that leverage profits to address a societal problem. There are many resources available today for anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneurial change maker.
RESOURCES FOR AN INTRAPRENEUR
Starting a business is one element of entrepreneurship. The true impact of entrepreneurship is that it can be used as a mindset for change and innovation within a new business or an existing company. Some people do not want to start a business, but can still develop entrepreneurial competencies, and initiate innovation within an existing business enterprise. If you work for a business and want to have a stronger sense of purpose with your work, explore these resources.