Web resources for startups, entrepreneurs, and investors:
"To smooth the path for startups to access capital from sophisticated investors, Guy Kawasaki, former chief evangelist for Apple Computer, Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes Magazine, and Craig Johnson, chairman of the Venture Law Group founded Garage.com in October 1997." (Kawasaki is profiled in Next Wave Stocks.)
The purpose of BAYANGELS.COM is to provide early stage technology companies with access to capital through the Angel Investment community of Marin County, north of San Francisco.
MoneyHunter has a free business plan template and many useful links to other sites. It is also affiliated with the "MoneyHunt" TV show on PBS, which presents entrepreneurs being interviewed by a panels of venture capitalists.
The infoUSA.com web site has a number of useful services for businesses, such as a free online business library with a guide to writing a business plan. They also offer various services such as telephone directories online and on CD-ROM.