The Startup Washington team has created several publications to help you start, grow and protect your small business every step of the way. These publications can be viewed interactively online or you can download and print them out.

When Disaster Strikes
A Crisis Planner for Small Businesses

A disaster or crisis can strike anytime. With proper planning, you won’t have to fight a fire in your business as you’ll already know where all the fire extinguishers are after reading this tutorial and following its simple, proven steps.

Small Business Services Guide

All of our programs and services in one handy guide. From startup to exit, Commerce has you covered with the training, education and support you need.

Startup Wisdom
27 Strategies for Raising Business Capital

From time tested strategies to the latest in crowdfunding, this guide will help any entrepreneur, startup or small business tap new sources for funding growth and expansion.

Washington Innovations & Inventions

Maybe it’s our pioneer spirit. Or our restless minds that create such amazing products and services. From the bass guitar and Pictionary to life-saving bone marrow transplantation, Washington is a hotspot for innovation and invention.

Entrepreneur Academy Workbooks

Yes, you can go through the Entrepreneur Academy for these. But who doesn’t want to cut class sometimes and get the materials later. Here are the companion workbooks for Lessons 1 – 11.

Lesson 1: Ideation
Lesson 2: Starting a Responsible Business
Lesson 3: Business Canvas
Lesson 4: Access to Capital
Lesson 5: Business Structures
Lesson 6: Choosing the Right Location
Lesson 7: Marketing
Lesson 8: Intellectual Property
Lesson 9: Crisis Management
Lesson 10: Supply Chains
Lesson 11: Avoiding Common Mistakes