Career: Entrepreneurship

This guide includes books, databases, journals and websites which can help a career search in Entrepreneurship.


Tie Boston
A nonprofit Boston organization with a mission to foster and support entrepreneurship, either in a start-up context or within a larger company.

Entrepreneurs Organization (EO)
A global nonprofit educational organization for today’s leading business owners.


The following books can be found in the Pardee Library Reference Collection

Entrepreneur Magazine’s Start Your Own Business X HD62.5 E559 2007
Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship X HD62.5 .B94 2010
Generation Inc. X HD62.5 .F87 2000
Entrepreneur’s Toolkit X HD62.5 H37378 2005
Encylopedia of Small Business X HD62.7 H553 2001
Small Business Profiles X HD62.7 .S62 1995
Small Business Bible X HD62.7 .S875 2008
Small Business Sourcebook X HD2346 .U5 S65 2003
Modern Corporation Checklists X KF1414.6 .E29

The following titles can be found in the Pardee Library Stacks

Let my people go surfing HC 102.5 C42 2005
Mommy millionaire HD62.5 L385 2007
Mary Kay – you can have it all HF5386 A778 1995
How to succeed in business without being white HF5386 G675 1997
Forbes greatest business stories of all time HF5386 G779 1996
Every street is paved with gold: success secrets of a Korean entrepreneur HF5386 K484 1992
Millionairess HF5386 R49 1978
100 great businesses HF5386 R665 2006

For more circulating books search the Boston University Library Catalog for Entrepreneurship, New Business Enterprises, and Small Business.

Business Plans

A business plan consulting firm, with some free resources. Business planning Resource
A business planning resource for small business.

The following books can be found in the Pardee Library Reference Collection -

Bankable Business Plans X HD30.28 .R644
Business Plans that Work:A Guide for Small Business X HD30.28 T5766
Complete Book of Business Plans X HD62.5 C68
Business Plans Handbook X HD62.7 .B865
How to write business plan X HF5548.32 .E33

See also  Books and Websites in this Guide.


See also Websites and Books in this guide, and Research Guide: Financing New Ventures.

The Corporate Finance Sourcebook X HG 4057 A1565
Pardee Reference- Career: Finance & Investing
Directory of major capital investment sources and related financial services, organized by type and searchable by geographic area, mostly US; venture capital, private lenders, commercial banks, etc.

Finding Money X HG 4027.7 L58
Pardee Reference- Entrepreneurship
Tips from insiders on finding sources of financing, locating investors, evaluating your loan request, and more.

Massachusetts Venture Capital Directory; The Complete Guide to Venture Capital, Private Equity, Incubator, and Equity Investors
Pardee Reference- Career: Finance & Investing
X HG5128 M3 M37


Magazines & Journals

The following databases index articles from business related journals and magazines:

Note: Covers over 1,500 publications including general business magazines and leading industry-specific trade journals.

Note: Provides articles from vast numbers of business and trade publications.

Factiva (2001)
Note: Provides articles from vast numbers of business and trade publications.

The list below includes entrepreneurship related journals & magazines: –  Past articles from Entrepreneur Magazine organized into categories: start-ups, home biz, franchise, money, marketing, management, e-biz, and technology.

Inc. – Website from Inc. Magazine offers advice on different aspects of starting and growing your business; articles are from the magazine’s archive.


Center for Women’s Business Research - The Center conducts research documenting the economic and social contributions of women-owned firms and presents this information on this website. The Center also partners with corporations and provides them with information to assist them in working with women-owned businesses. The site contains facts on women owned businesses, descriptions of research and publications and links to other websites.

Edward Lowe Peerspectives - Edward Lowe Foundation site for entrepreneurs who want to take their business to the “next level”. Hundreds of articles and briefs include topics such as human resource management, legal issues, technology, and more.

Entre World: Resources for Entrepreneurs - Website sponsored by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, brings together expert advice, websites, and articles on every aspect of entrepreneurship.

Idea Cafe –  ”A fun approach to serious business.” This site includes resources, practical advice, business and marketing plans, and business news. Also includes profiles of and interviews with new business owners.

Online Women’s Business Center –  Website of the Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO); promotes the growth of women-owned businesses through programs that address business training and technical assistance. The site also provides access to credit and capital, federal contracts, and international trade opportunities.

SCORE - SCORE is the Service Corps of Retired Executives and is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE provides entrepreneurs with free, confidential face-to-face and email business counseling. Business counseling and workshops are offered at 389 chapter offices across the country. The website includes a free small business financing guide, templates for the business start up process and stories of successful new business ventures.

SBA – US Small Business Administration - The Small Business Administration offers step by step advice and assistance for anyone starting a business.

TechOnLine - This website focuses on technology areas for potential new business development.