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ENTR 4P10: Planning New Venture Creation

A guide to conducting research for your new venture plan assignment. Covers finding business ideas, company & industry research, markets, financials, sample business plans, and APA style help.

Find News & Current Information

  • Another method of assessing the demand for a product or service, or for assessing industry and/or target market attractiveness, is to find articles written about the problem your proposed product or service is trying to solve, the industry and/or the target market. These articles may have been published in newspapers, business journals, or industry / trade magazines*

Smart Google Searching

  • Google News Search (see link below) can also be an effective tool for identifying the latest news stories from a wide variety of news sources. However, most publications are not freely available online, so your best bet is to look in one or more of the Library's News or Business Databases.

Recommended Library News Databases:

Recommended Library Business Databases