Foundation First Program
Join the world of entrepreneurship by starting your business online today!
Online program is only available for North Carolina businesses. Click HERE for more information about our One on One program if you live in a different state or desire individual assistance.
Click HERE to start the step by step program for a one-time investment of only $39.99. *Does not include fees to register/operate your business that may be charged by entities such as your state, county, etc.)
What is included:
Step by Step E-Guide to Starting a Business in North Carolina This E-Guide will show you step by step how to start your business the RIGHT way from the ground up, ensuring you have a solid foundation. Steps will ensure you are meeting federal, state, city, and county requirements. Other special topics are included that will be helpful on your journey of building a great business, such as deciding on a business structure, social media presence, opening a bank account, business insurance, what documents you should have in place for your business, and building a website. Specific links, contacts, and more are provided in each step. In addition, other numerous resources and how-to's are listed to show you what is needed to continue to operate your business successfully.
Planning Worksheets are included! The worksheets pose important questions that you need to answer when building your business such as "What payment forms will you take?" and "What platform will you use to take payments?". These questions help you with the next phases; operating your business and preparing to service clients/customers.
Lifetime Access to our Private Resources Page (password protected) After starting your business we do not want you to go on the entrepreneurial journey alone! This page consists of video/audio discussions with other entrepreneurs such as "3 Things I Learned on my Journey of Entrepreneurship" and "Identifying the Season You are In". Other discussions with experts on topics such as "3 Ways to Improve Your Website" and "3 Habits to have as an Entrepreneur", are included also. Find our Top 15 Must Read Books also on this page. We are always updating this page with new videos, announcements that impact your business, and more resources for you as an entrepreneur.
One on One guidance to assist you in navigating the Step by Step E-Guide You will be assigned someone from our staff who will assist you in the steps provided in the E-Guide if needed. Send unlimited emails of any questions you may have. You also get two 15 minute calls regarding any questions you may have while starting your business.