Services

Want to start a business?

Don’t know where and how to begin?

Get started here.

Client Value

  • Startup faster
  • Startup correctly
  • Avoid costly mistakes
  • Startup advice
  • 20 + years experience
  • Avoid failure

Essential Business Plan

$499

Serious about starting a business? Never have done it before? You need a business plan.  We will show you how to write your own well-thought plan. Only faster.
Details

Flat Fee Package:

  • A startup gut-check.
  • Business plans, now more than ever.
  • The startup path.
  • Proven, real-life business plan template.
  • Mandatory section-by-section detail requirements, explanations.
  • Financials template.
  • Determining your startup costs, revenues and assumptions.
  • Proven writing process.
  • Business plan flow analysis.
  • Translating your business plan into a banker and investor-friendly presentation.
  • Startup Sales & Marketing.
  • Months 1-3 next steps/process mapping.
  • Months 3-12 next steps/process mapping.
  • Business plan resource guide.
  • Years 1-3 process mapping.
  • Year 1 Survival Tips.
  • Long Term Survival Tips.
Benefits?
  • More confidence.
  • Less uncertainty.
  • Reduced fears.
  • Increased chances of raising money from anyone.
  • Increased chances for business survival.

    Essential Startup Consulting

    $599

    I’m doing it. But this my first startup.  And I need proven and experienced expertise. To help get it right the first time. And beat the startup failure odds.
    Details
    • Free consultation.
    • A start-up “Gut-Check.”
    • Three key, pre-start-up to-do’s.
    • Writing a business plan.
    • The 20 critical first steps. 
    • Essential entrepreneur traits & skills.
    • The start-up pathway.
    • Choosing your business entity.
    • Naming your business advice. 
    • Mandatory name availability checks.
    • Protecting your intellectual property.
    • State/Federal Business registration and tax id requirements.
    • Licensing your new business.
    • Financing your business methods. 
    • Insuring your new business.
    • Small business survival guide.
    • The IRS & your business.
    • 25 start-up steps to success process.
    • Months 1-3 next steps, process mapping.
    • Months 3-12 next steps, process mapping.
    • Years 1-3 next steps, process mapping and timetable.
    • Essential startup marketing.
    • Essential business image requirements. 
    • Essential startup sales.
    • Why service agreements and contracts matter.
    • Social media mapping.
    • Key & useful small business owner resources.
    • Avoiding common startup landmines.
    • Key Year 1 Survival Tips.
    • Long Term Survial Tips.

    24-Hour LLC or S Corp

    Premium-$899   Essential-$599

    Need to formally organize a Minnesota S Corp or LLC? Want to spend your valuable time navigating the confusing regulatory, government paperwork maze?

    Don’t. The Courage Group will accurately complete, and process the mandatory business registrations and government tax id’s for you.

    Plus, get experienced startup consulting with our premium package.

    Premium Package Details
    • Your Free Consultation 
    • Your Start-up Gut-Check
    • Your Three Key, Pre-Start-up To-Do’s
    • Your Business Name Development
    • Conduct The Mandatory State/Federal/Domain Searches
    • Process/File/Obtain/Articles of Incorporation/Organization Within 24 Hours
    • Process/File/Obtain/IRS-Federal Tax ID Number (FEIN) Within 24 Hours
    • Prepare/Process IRS Form 2553 (Elect S Corporation)
    • The IRS & Your Small Business Requirements
    • Prepare/Process/State of Minnesota/Business Tax ID Registration
    • MN Department of Human Services/New-Hire Reporting/Process
    • MN Unemployment Insurance/New Employer Registration/Process
    • MN Business License Requirement Check
    • Local Business License Requirement Check
    • Corporate Forms Kit/How to Operate Your S/C Corp
    • LLC Forms Kit/How to Operate Your LLC (limited Liability Company)
    • Starting a Business in Minnesota Resource Guide
    • Your 20 Critical First Steps 
    • Essential Entrepreneur Traits & Skills
    • Why Business Plans Still Matter
    • Your Business Plan Development
    • Understanding and Protecting Your Intellectual Property
    • Small Business Survival Guide
    • The Big Picture Start-up Path
    • Financing Your Business Methods
    • Banker/Investor-friendly Business Plan Outline/Template
    • Small Business Insurance Needs
    • Raising Angel or Venture Capital/Your Key Needs
    • Your 25, key start-up steps to success
    • Your Months 1-3 Next Steps/Process Mapping
    • Your Months 3-12 Next Steps/Process Mapping
    • Your Years 1-3 Next Steps/Process Mapping/Timetable Review 
    • Essential Business Image Requirements
    • Essential Start-up Marketing (How to find customers/clients)
    • Building Your 30-90 day Marketing/Action Plan
    • Why Getting Free Publicity Matters
    • Your Key Pre-Publicity Needs
    • Developing Your Media Publicity Campaign
    • How to “e-pitch” Media Segment/Story Ideas
    • Proven, Media Talking Points
    • Proven, How to “e-pitch” For Speaking Opportunities
    • Proven, How to “e-pitch” For Strategic Alliance opportunities
    • Essential Start-up Sales (How to Find customers/clients)
    • Essential Sales Kit Components
    • Why Client/Customer Service Agreements Matter
    • Developing Your Social Media Strategy
    • Key & Useful Entrepreneur/Small Business Resources
    • Avoiding The Common Start-up Landmines
    • Surviving Your First Year in Business To-Do’s
    • And more!
    Essential Package Details
    • Your Free Consultation
    • Your Start-up Gut-Check
    • Your Three Key, Pre-Start-up To-Do’s
    • Your Business Name Development
    • Conduct The Mandatory State Federal/State/Domain Name Availabiity Searches
    • Process/File/Obtain/Articles of Incorporation/Organization Within 24 Hours
    • Process/File/Obtain/IRS-Federal Tax ID Number (FEIN) Within 24 Hours
    • Prepare/Process IRS Form 2553 (Elect S Corporation)
    • The IRS & Small Business Requirements
    • Prepare/Process/State of Minnesota/Business Tax ID Registration
    • MN Department of Human Services/New-Hire Reporting/Process
    • MN Unemployment Insurance/New Employer Registration/Process
    • MN Business License Requirement Check
    • Local Business License Requirement Check
    • Corporate Forms Kit/How to Operate Your S/C Corp or
    • LLC Forms Kit/How to Operate Your LLC (Limited Liability Company)
    • Starting a Business in Minnesota Resource Guide
    • Surviving Your First Year in Business
    HEADQUARTERS ADDRESS

    6844 5th Ave So.
    Richfield, MN 55423
    USA

    (612)-388-0549