Launch

Start Your Small Business

You’re on page one of your small business adventure and ready to lay a solid foundation for future growth. You’ve come to the right place to validate your business plan, find those first customers, and start making money.

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Grab Your Passport. Let’s Get Going!

Hello Alice provides you with a passport that guides you through beginning your business, unlocking new connections, funding, and expert-driven resources at every completed milestone. Failure’s not a dirty word here — it’s just one more stop on the road to success.

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What's a Business Without a Plan?

Translate even the vaguest of ideas into a tactical road map to get your business up and running. Drafting a business plan is the first step toward aligning your team, acquiring customers, getting a business loan, or wherever else your path may lead.

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Grants

Find Funding

Getting those first customers through the door takes money. From loans, to investors, to small business grants, let Hello Alice find funding opportunities for you, so you can concentrate on growing your business.

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Set Up Your Company

Choosing your business structure, setting up your tax ID, figuring out bookkeeping and accounting — Hello Alice will save you time and money within this early process. Our interactive how-to guides navigate step-by-step information and time-saving advice from entrepreneurs.

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Need to Phone a Friend?

Guides and resources are great, but sometimes you just want to ask a real person your question. Our dozens of communities gather hundreds of thousands of fellow entrepreneurs ready to share their experience and wisdom. All you have to do is start a conversation.

Let's Go!

It’s time to go down the rabbit hole together. Whether you need help with small business funding, expert advice, or a supportive community, Hello Alice is here to guide you through the first steps of your entrepreneurial journey.

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