Services

Ready now to start your own business?

Or currently exploring starting-up? The Courage Group can help you.

The Courage Group Value

  • You start-up faster.
  • You start-up correctly.
  • You avoid costly mistakes.
  • You save time, no running around.
  • You get valuable start-up advice.
  • You get 20 years of start-up experience.

Pre-Launch Package

$399

Thinking of starting your own business, but are scared
of the many unknowns? Need to know and understand
the key requirements and barriers before launching?
Start here.
Details
This  consulting session is the perfect opportunity for you to learn how to successfully launch your own business the right way. Only faster, and with less mystery. Topics covered include the key, pre-start-up to do’s, why business plans, naming your business and intellectual property matter, the 20 critical first steps, the 25 step-by-step start-up process, the top entrepreneur skills needed, how to organize your new business, the winning start-up pathway, getting the word out through publicity, proven start-up survival and growth tips, and helpful entrepreneur resources to help save you both time and money. And much more!

Essential Launch Package

$799

Want to start your own business but don’t know exactly
where and how to begin? Don’t spend your countless hours and days looking for experienced start-up expertise.
Start here.
Details
  • Free initial consultation 
  • Essential, pre-start-up to do’s 
  • 20 Critical First Steps 
  • Essential Entrepreneur Traits & Skills 
  • Choosing your business entity 
  • Why writing a business plan matters 
  • Proven, sample business plan outline/template 
  • How to write your business plan faster 
  • Naming your business consulting 
  • The big picture start-up path 
  • Obtaining & protecting your intellectual property 
  • Financing your business methods 
  • Insuring your small business
  • The 25, key start-up steps to success  
  • Months 1-3 next steps/process mapping 
  • Months 3-12 next steps/process mapping
  • Years 1-3 next steps/process mapping/timetable review 
  • Essential business image requirements 
  • Essential start-up marketing consulting 
  • Why getting free publicity matters 
  • Identifying key pre-publicity needs 
  • Developing your media publicity campaign/template 
  • How to “e-pitch” for speaking opportunities/template  
  • How to “e-pitch” senior management for alliance opportunities/template 
  • How to “e-pitch” the media a story/segment idea/ template 
  • Proven, media talking points/template 
  • Essential start-up sales consulting 
  • Essential sales kit components 
  • Essential customer/client service agreement/template 
  • Social media development/resource guide 
  • Essential entrepreneur resources
  • Essential, avoiding the start-up graveyard advice
  • And much more!

Premium Launch Package

$1,299

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 ids for you. Plus, get valuable start-up consulting as part of the package.

Details
  • Free initial consultation 
  • Naming your business consulting
  • Trademark Name Availability/Identical Search
  • Internet Domain Name Availability Search
  • MN/Secretary of State/Business Name Availability Search
  • Process/File/Obtain/Articles of Incorporation/Organization Within 24 Hours
  • Process/File/Obtain/IRS-Federal Tax ID Number (FEIN)
  • Prepare/Process IRS Form 2553 (Elect S Corporation)
  • Key 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
  • LLC Forms Kit/How to Operate Your LLC (limited Liability Company)
  • Essential, pre-start-up to do’s 
  • 20 Critical First Steps 
  • Essential Entrepreneur Traits & Skills
  • Why writing a business plan matters 
  • Proven, sample business plan outline/template 
  • How to write your business plan faster
  • The big picture start-up path
  • Obtaining & protecting your intellectual property 
  • Financing your business methods 
  • Insuring your small business
  • The 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 consulting
  • Why getting free publicity matters
  • Identifying key pre-publicity needs
  • Developing your media publicity campaign/template
  • How to “e-pitch” for speaking opportunities/template
  • How to “e-pitch” senior management for alliance opportunities/template
  • How to “e-pitch” the media a story/segment idea/ template
  • Proven, media talking points/template
  • Essential start-up sales consulting
  • Essential sales kit components
  • Essential customer/client service agreement/template
  • Social media resource guide
  • Essential entrepreneur resource recommendations
  • Essential, avoiding the start-up graveyard advice
  • And more!
HEADQUARTERS ADDRESS

6844 5th Ave So
Richfield, MN 55423
United States of America

(612)-388-0549