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Welcome to AZStart, an educational resource site for entrepreneurs and small business owners. We provide tools and information for visitors interested in learning more about running a business. Small businesses are one of the backbones of the United States economy, providing jobs for millions of Americans each year. Small businesses account for more than half of the new jobs created each year in the US.

Preparing to start a small business takes a lot of hard work and determination. At AZStart, you can find answers to all of your business questions, from A to Z! From learning how to write a business plan, to developing financial projections, you can find all the business information you need right here.

What is an Entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur is a person who creates and operates a business, often taking on big financial risks to do so. While “entrepreneur” and “business owner” are often used interchangeably, not all business owners are considered entrepreneurs. We strive to provide information for both entrepreneurs and business owners.

The Importance of Small Businesses

Small businesses are an important part of the economy, presenting employment opportunities to citizens throughout the United States. Small businesses greatly contribute to local economies while stimulating economic growth. Larger businesses even rely on small businesses for the completion of various tasks that are outsourced. Small businesses are often able to respond to changing markets quickly and adapt where larger companies may not. When customers support a small business, they are giving money back to their community.