The Startup Whitman team, in cooperation with Startup 365 Washington, 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.

The Small Business Playbook
Starting a Business in Washington State

Get your team all on the same page as you drive down the field toward your business goals. A great resources for planning and opening your business, as well as some of the things you’ll need to know down the line to stay inbounds and avoid penalties.

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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.

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Startup Wisdom….27 Strategies for Raising Business Capital

Startup Wisdom is a new book written by local ecosystem supporters Maury Forman, Senior Manager for the Office of Economic Development & Competitiveness in the Washington State Commerce Department and Jordan Tampien, Economic Development Specialist at WSU.

Startup Wisdom provides sound strategies for startups looking to raise capital. These 27 Strategies run the gamut from traditional funding to creative sources of new capital. Each idea is presented to help startups begin thinking about the best, next step for securing funding for their venture.