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Rural Development Venture Capital A Vision for the Future of Rural Developmental Venture Capital, an article by L. Ray Moncrief and Grady S. Vanderhoofven, Fund Managers for Meritus Ventures.  This is an article in the Community Development Investment Review, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; December 2006. Annual reports online A monthly news letter that has news and info about private equity markets and growth company financing Community Development Venture Capital Alliance The website of Entrepreneur magazine Resource for entrepreneurs U. S. SEC filings  Corporate profiles of U. S. publicy traded companies;a valuable feature within this source is the access to information on companies - competitors A comprehensive financial encyclopedia on the Web. Tutorials on nearly every aspect of the market, weekly educational articles on numerous subjects, and an index of frequently asked investing questions A comprehensive financial glossary National Association of Small Business Investment Companies National Venture Capital Association, representing the Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry Resources for the private equity industry A comprehensive and up-to-date database of focused research on the venture capital industry Resource library

General Business A search engine for business research Statistical information provided by the U. S. government Search site for US patent database Dun & Bradstreet has the world's largest business data base Free patent searching online The website for Inc. magazine Links to PricewaterhouseCoopers; provides a range of professional services to companies and individuals in industries across the globe Links to the U. S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development home page Links to the U. S. Small Business Administration Basic information on legal, financial, and management issues that are typical for business start-ups Tradeshows and seminars U. S. patents and trademarks

Technology and Finance Periodicals Links to metropolitan business journals Contains archives and current issue of Business 2.0 magazine Links to CMP Publications periodicals, including Internet Week, Windows, LAN Times, Data Communications,, and others A news service that focuses on technology and stories of common interest to entrpreneurs and executives Provides access to all Dow Jones publications (e.g. WSJ, Barron, Forbes, Business Week, etc.) Contains archives of the magazine as well as excerpts from the current issue Dow Jones Financial Information Services Links to IDG Publications periodicals including Computerword, PC World, Network World, Mac World, etc.
Wall Street Journal's center for entrepreneurs Contains archives of Red Herring magazine, a finance oriented technology periodical; half of each issue is dedicated to in depth coverage of a sector of high tech On-line tutorial for a number of relevant technologies
Contains archives of Wired magaine, a communications and software periodical; contains briefs and in-depth articles on leading edge technology developments Links to Ziff Davis publications, including: PC Magazine, PC Week, PC Computing, Inter@ctive Week, etc.