Hello Entrepreneurs and Innovators!! Below is a detailed list of small business and startup resources to accelerate sustainability and social innovation. Links include resources in sustainable business, social enterprise, small business, startups and nonprofit.

All Around Overview of Statistics on Global Entrepreneurs Resources and Ecosystem

This section gives an overview of the greater global entrepreneurs ecosystem


Accelerators & Incubators, Fellowships & Contests

This section offers an overview of the many different funding, mentorship and service options.


Benefit Corporations

A Benefit Corporation is the new corporate structure for socially and environmentally responsible businesses. Here’s some resources:



Basic info on how to research websites, purchase domain names and brands on social networks, as well as trademark search.


Business Plans

This section provides concrete on and offline resources on exactly how to write a business plan.



Advice on how to startup a cooperative, incorporate, structure and find probono legal resources to launch and grow a cooperative, with California as example.


Coworking Spaces

Coworking and free spaces are new resources available through incubators or membership, with global links and focus on New York City.


Crowdfunding and Funding Sources

Tap into the crowd in order to fund your ventures.


Design for Social Change

Branding, design, communications and innovation are merging. This list provides info across this space.


Directories of Social Enterprises and Nonprofits

This section links to portals to search for existing social enterprises and nonprofits.


Legal Resources

Advice on how to incorporate, structure and find probono legal resources, with New York City as example.


Market Research

Market research is key to all types of ventures. This section provides local and online resources.


Metrics & Evaluation

There are dozens of evaluation and monitoring options. Below are four simple free services to track links, words, sites and keywords.


Network Weaving

Joining  affinity groups and networks is the best way to get support. Here are a few examples focused on nonprofits, social entrepreneurship and social innovation.


Online Fundraising

There are dozens of different online options for nonprofits. Below are some of the most commonly used.


Public Relations

Do-it-yourself PR for a nonprofit or social enterprise is possible with these basic free resources.


Social Media

There are scores of social media sites. Below are the most commonly used sites.



This section provides training resources that offer classroom, experiential and online instruction options.


Website Builder Software

Free, open source, blogging and content platforms are available resources for all ventures.

Website Builder Reviews & Start Guides






Wild & Wonderful Links from the Community

Random links submitted from users from all over the world, which didn’t fit into our list of categories, but that we wanted to include in the directory!


Don’t see your favorite resource? Just contact us and let us know your thoughts, and we are happy to add it to this page!