Startup Resources

Resources for all stages of
your startup.

Idea and Launch

Building Your Team

Perfecting Your Pitch

Forming Your Business

Developing Your Product

Funding Your Startup

Idea and Launch

Local

Online

Shasta Cascade SBDC Get access to free advising from a team of specialized advisors from business planning to execution.

Women’s Business Center at JEDI Free specialized advising, and despite the name you don’t have to be a woman to take advantage!

Free Co-Working Space – You may be eligible for free co-working at the Shasta EDC, check out our online calculator to see if you qualify.

SCORE Business Plan for Startup Businesses Transform your idea into a plan with these business plan templates.

YCombinator A robust library of all the startup blogs, videos, and resources you could need.

MicroMentor A nonprofit connecting entreprenuers and volunteer business mentors from all over the world.

Building Your Team

Local

Online

Startup Redding Events – Attend our local events to meet other people interested in the startup space.

Redding Area Designers and Developers (RADD) RADD is a local meetup group full of startup-minded people.

TechStars From startup weekends to online community events, TechStars is a great resource to find like-minded people.

CoFoundersLab Get access to over 400,000 potential co-founders, team members and advisors on the largest startup platform on the planet.

Equity Directory An invite-only network of entrepreneurs and startup talent exchanging work for equity.

Perfecting Your Pitch

Local

Online

Pitch Breakfast – A quarterly event designed to help you perfect your pitch! Contact us to pitch at an upcoming Pitch Breakfast.

Pitch Advising – We offer advising on your pitches to help prepare you for the real deal.

Venture Conference Each year at Venture Conference we hold a pitch competition with your chance to win a $10,000 cash prize. Applications are open today for your chance to be considered.

Pitch Outline – Youtube is a great resource for watching pitches and learning from an international group of entrepreneurs. Here is a video we really like. Also, checkout this FREE download for a jumping off point.

Forming Your Business

Local

Online

Business Formation Advising There are many types of business formation to choose from, both the SBDC and Women’s Business Center can help you determine what type of formation is best for you.

Local Banks – Need a business account? Check out our local banks for great service such as TriCounties Bank, Five Star Bank, Cornerstone Community Bank, Columbia Bank.

Local Business License A quick resource list for local business licenses.

Why Your Startup Should Be A Delaware C-Corportation A great blog to help you understand why many startups choose to form a Delaware C-Corp

MyCompanyWorksOne of America’s largest providers of incorporation, LLC formation and other small business services. They make starting a business simple, fast and inexpensive.

Developing Your Product

Local

Online

Redding Area Designers and Developers (RADD) RADD is a local meetup for designers and developers and a great place to meet tech talent.

The Lean Startup A great book on how to develop your product with customer validation in mind.

Upwork Source online freelancers for your development needs.

Funding Your Startup

Local

Online

Shasta Angels Apply for a chance to pitch to the Shasta Angels for funding. We can help you with pitch practice and put in a good word before you go.

Shasta Cascade SBDC There are many ways to fund your startup from friends and family, to grants, to loans. Our local SBDC can walk you through all of your funding options.

Women’s Business Center at JEDI – Small entrepreneurs need access to capital, but often traditional sources aren’t available quite yet. The Women’s Business Center at JEDI can help you find alternative source of capital for your growing business.

Crowdfunding – Fund your startup through crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or iFundWomen.

Gust A platform to help you start, grow, and fund your startup.

Angel List A platform to help you start, grow, and fund your startup.

Still have questions? Send us an email at hello@startupredding.com

Idea and Launch

Local Resources

Shasta Cascade SBDC Get access to free advising from a team of specialized advisors from business planning to execution.

Women’s Business Center at JEDI Free specialized advising, and despite the name you don’t have to be a woman to take advantage!

Free Co-Working Space – You may be eligible for free co-working at the Shasta EDC, check out our online calculator to see if you qualify.

Online Resources

SCORE Business Plan for Startup Businesses Transform your idea into a plan with these business plan templates.

YCombinator A robust library of all the startup blogs, videos, and resources you could need.

MicroMentor A nonprofit connecting entreprenuers and volunteer business mentors from all over the world.

Building Your Team

Local Resources

Startup Redding Events – Attend our local events to meet other people interested in the startup space.

Redding Area Designers and Developers (RADD) RADD is a local meetup group full of startup-minded people.

Online Resources

TechStars From startup weekends to online community events, TechStars is a great resource to find like-minded people.

CoFoundersLab Get access to over 400,000 potential co-founders, team members and advisors on the largest startup platform on the planet.

Equity Directory An invite-only network of entrepreneurs and startup talent exchanging work for equity.

Perfecting Your Pitch

Local Resources

Pitch Breakfast – A quarterly event designed to help you perfect your pitch! Contact us to pitch at an upcoming Pitch Breakfast.

Pitch Advising – We offer advising on your pitches to help prepare you for the real deal.

Venture Conference Each year at Venture Conference we hold a pitch competition with your chance to win a $10,000 cash prize. Applications are open today for your chance to be considered.

Online Resources

Pitch Outline – Youtube is a great resource for watching pitches and learning from an international group of entrepreneurs. Here is a video we really like. Also, checkout this FREE download for a jumping off point.

Forming Your Business

Local Resources

Business Formation Advising There are many types of business formation to choose from, both the SBDC and Women’s Business Center can help you determine what type of formation is best for you.

Local Banks – Need a business account? Check out our local banks for great service such as TriCounties Bank, Five Star Bank, Cornerstone Community Bank, Columbia Bank.

Local Business License A quick resource list for local business licenses.

Online Resources

Why Your Startup Should Be A Delaware C-Corportation A great blog to help you understand why many startups choose to form a Delaware C-Corp

MyCompanyWorks One of America’s largest providers of incorporation, LLC formation and other small business services. They make starting a business simple, fast and inexpensive.

Developing Your Product

Local Resources

Redding Area Designers and Developers (RADD) RADD is a local meetup for designers and developers and a great place to meet tech talent.

Online Resources

The Lean Startup A great book on how to develop your product with customer validation in mind.

Upwork Source online freelancers for your development needs.

Funding Your Startup

Local Resources

Shasta Angels Apply for a chance to pitch to the Shasta Angels for funding. We can help you with pitch practice and put in a good word before you go.

Shasta Cascade SBDC There are many ways to fund your startup from friends and family, to grants, to loans. Our local SBDC can walk you through all of your funding options.

Women’s Business Center at JEDI – Small entrepreneurs need access to capital, but often traditional sources aren’t available quite yet. The Women’s Business Center at JEDI can help you find alternative source of capital for your growing business.

Online Resources

Crowdfunding – Fund your startup through crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or iFundWomen.

Gust A platform to help you start, grow, and fund your startup.

Angel List A platform to help you start, grow, and fund your startup.

Still have questions? Send us an email at hello@startupredding.com