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Business startup checklist

Support provided by Womens Enterprise Scotland

What does this involve?

If you want to start your own business but don't know where to begin, the Startup Checklist is filled with tailored, needs-based support for women. It offers clear and simple advice to help you feel more confident and better equipped to take the plunge with your business venture. 

The Startup Checklist can be used to help plan and kickstart your business journey, step by step. The checklist provides advice and support in 9 different areas:

  • forming a business idea
  • creating a business plan 
  • finding advisers 
  • knowing the law 
  • financial support 
  • sales and marketing 
  • digital skills 
  • networking 
  • mentoring

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you are a female entrepreneur or women-led business in Scotland in the pre-startup or startup stages of business. You will need to sign up for free membership to read the list.

What does this cost?

This service is free. 

Who is this for?

Women and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) led by women in Scotland.

How long does this take?

The startup checklist can be completed at your own pace. There is no restriction or time limit. 

Next steps

Visit the Women’s Business Centre site and sign up to become a member for free access to all content.

Support provided by Womens Enterprise Scotland