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Unit 1: Legal Structure And Mission, Vision & Values

ABC Certification Requirements

BEST Mobile Accelerator Conference Series Completion Documentation for Program Certfification.

Legal Issues For Small Businesses

SCE eBook regarding Legal Considerations and Issues for Small Businesses and Non-Profits.

Forms Of Business Ownership

Overview of the various types of Legal Structures for Business Ownership with comparison Table.

How To Name A Business

USA Today Article regarding considerations in making the best choice in naming your business.

California Benefit & 

Flexible Corporation

VentureBeat Article FAQs regarding new California Corporate Structures.

California Benefit Corporations

Details for registering as California Benefit Corporation with explanation and definition of diffierences from regular Corporation.

How To Start A 

California Non-Profit

California Association Of Non-Profits Step-by-Step Guide to establishing a California Non-Profit.


Domain Name Lookup

ICANN Domain Name Registration Data Lookup Tool for researching ownership and availability of Domain Names.

ICANN WHOIS Domain Name Registration Process 

Diagram and details of the Domain Name Registration Process and Parties.

Los Angeles Business Portal

Try our Start Up Guide to quickly map out how to register your new business and be compliant.

Los Angeles Business Registrations 

Quick Reference Guide to various Agencies for Los Angeles Business Ownership Registrations.

Fictitious Business Name Statements must be filed with the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's Office.

PACE News Fictitious Name Statement Publishing

Fictitious Name Statement Publishing Special Offer for BEST Mobile Accelerator.

City of Los Angeles Sidewalk And Street Vending Application

Los Angeles City Vendors Permit Regulations and Rules.

City Of Los Angeles Vending Application

Los Angeles City Vending Application

County Of Los Angeles Public Health Cottage Food Operators

Understand how to comply as a Cottage Food Operator in Los Angeles County.

County Of Los Angeles 

Business License Requirements

Requirements for businesses in "Unincorporated Areas".

Patent and Trademark Basics and Registrations

California Department Of Tax & Fee Administration

Register online for a permit, license, or account for Sales and Use Tax and most of the Special Tax and Fee programs.

California Secretary Of State Business Registrations

Sample Forms and Fees for Registration of Corporations or LLC.

How To Form An LLC In All 50 States

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Apply For An IRS Employee Identication Number (EIN)

Step-by-Step process for applying for your EIN Online

Congratulations! You've Been Promoted

Click this text to start editing. This block is a great way to highlight key services of your business.

Power In The Written Words

Your Business Plan is your opportunity to frame your future through the power of written words.

The D-U-N-S Number is used to establish your company’s D&B® file, which can help potential partners and lenders learn more about your business.

An eligible entity uses IRS Form 8832 to elect how it will be classified for federal tax

purposes, as a corporation, a partnership, or an entity disregarded as separate from its owner. Registration

Register your entity or get a Unique Entity ID to get started doing business with the federal government.

Business Plan Interview

Engaging Interview from the view point of

a Banker or Investor on starting, financing,

taking over and growing your business.

What Is A Business Model?

Nerd Wallet Article with excellent details regarding the 12 Types of Business Models and which may be best for you.

Business Productivity Mobil Apps

Recommended Mobile Applications for business productivity, efficiency and success for the on-the-go entrepreneur.

Legal Structures Google JamBoard Sticky Notes

View the Google JamBoard Sticky Notes Video.

Enterprisers:  Please visit the JamBoard Link in the 

Chat Room to post one JamBoard Sticky Note to share 

one thing you learned during the "Legal Structures" Session. 

Please post your comment and include your 

name in parentheses after your comment. 

Example: "Various Options" (Robin)

Centro Unit 1

Mission Vision Values

Working with the Section 1 Mobile App Exercise, to determine your Mission, Vision and Values in establishing your message.

Establishing A Company Mission

(The Key To Business Culture)

Your Company Mission is directly connected to establishing a business culture for building an organization.

Vision Statement Examples

What Is A Vision Statement?

What is a Vision Statement? And what is the importance of a Vision Statement.  Plus a review of 20 Vision Statements.

Creating Mission And Vision Statements Worksheet

Handy tool to challenge you to create a one-sentence Vision Statement and a one-sentence Mission Statement.

The Mission, Vision and Values Statements

A great way to formalize a company’s purposes, goals, and values is through mission, vision, and values statements.

Mission Statement Generator

(Manual Version)

Great tool for brainstorming your Mission Statement when developing your Draft. Especially useful for writer's block.

Enterpriser Workshop Evaluation 

Please complete this brief Workshop Evaluation regarding Topics covered in Centro Unit 1: Mission Vision Values. Thanks very much!

Questions Or Comments?

Please feel free to leave your questions or comments in the Chat Room, or send directly to:

Thank very much!

BOSI Entrepreneurial DNA

Want to know what type of entrepreneur DNA you have? Take the BOSI Entrepreneurial DNA Assessment. Click the icon, select your "Current Role", complete and receive results via e-mail.

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