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Topic: Entrepreneurship & Business Plan Guide — Overview

Supports any student entrepreneur interested in starting a new business or developing a product, as well as participants in the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) program.

Entrepeneurship Support at UConn

UConn Library supports campus entrepreneurs enrolled in courses and programs, commercializing research, and launching startups on their own or via a campus accelerator. For more information or questions about anything on this page, please get in touch with Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian Edward Lim.

This guide will help you learn how to:

  • Write a business plan
  • Research industry information, competitors, customers, financial data
  • Do market research
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Find help and advice for starting your business
  • Find information about grants, loans and financing
  • Find information about franchises and franchising

Research tools and support

Workshops and instruction

Faculty and instructors can request instructional support on library market research resources by contacting Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian Edward Lim. Find out more about how librarians support teaching.

Library Access

UConn students, faculty, staff, and affiliated researchers can access library resources on- and off-campus with their UConn NetID.

Please find out about access for our community borrower program and visitors.

Suppose someone who works with you, a seller, or another guest needs to use the University’s online resources. In that case, they must be signed up as an affiliate using the Account Sponsorship Application. Make sure to look at the Sponsoring Accounts article in the knowledge base.

Connecticut Community links

Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian

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Edward Junhao Lim
Homer Babbidge Library

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For more information or questions about how the library can support your startup and market research, please contact Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian Edward Lim.