We want to help you succeed as you launch your new startup. Who are we? We’re leading providers of business solutions and resources to America’s small businesses.
America is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic and new business registrations are hitting record levels. At Launchpad America, you’ll find a Startup Guide with free educational material showing you how to launch a business. You’ll also find a Starter Kit with offers for essential business tools you need to run and grow your new company.
percent of startups do not make it past their first year
percent of startups do not make it past five years
U.S. new business applications in 2020 – let’s make sure your business is among those that succeed and thrive!
Source: Economic Innovation Group
Get information and mentorship on how to launch and grow your small business. Provided by America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories.
Small Business Resources
Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can go to their local small business development center (SBDC) for free face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training, on topics including business planning, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development, international trade and much more. With nearly 1,000 centers across the nation, there is an SBDC near you.
Your chances for success increase when you use the right tools to start, run, and grow a small business. Below you’ll find links to special offers from Thryv, Mastercard, Intuit, Lendio, GoSmallBiz.com, Youmail, and ADP, providing you the best tools to get your business blasting off the launchpad. Good luck!
Human Resources & Payroll
Roll by ADP is a first-of-its-kind, intelligent AI-chat based payroll platform for small businesses. If you know how to chat, you know how to run payroll with Roll. See why Roll is faster, easier and more affordable than other payroll providers.
Incorporation & Legal Services
GoSmallBiz.com provides everything you need to start, run, and grow your business; from business plans and incorporations to tech support, legal services, and beyond.
QuickBooks – the #1 accounting software for small businesses – helps customers successfully and confidently run their bookkeeping and beyond. From managing cash flow and payroll to assisting with inventory, sales and taxes, QuickBooks has smart features made for your business. Get 30 days free then 50% off for 12 Months.
Lendio is the nation’s leading small business finance solution provider. With its diverse network of lenders, Lendio enables small business owners to apply for multiple loan products with a single application. To date, Lendio has facilitated more than 300,000 small business loans for more than $11.8 billion in total funding, including $9.8 billion in PPP loan approvals as part of government COVID-19 relief.
The frequency of cyberattacks continues to rise – and your business could be in the crosshairs. Visit the Mastercard Trust Center to access cybersecurity education, resources, and tools to help secure your business against cyber threats.
Payments & CRM
Thryv is client experience management software designed specifically for growing small businesses. ThryvPay, built by Thryv, is the industry’s first free payment processing app for service-based businesses.
Voicemail & Spam Block
YouMail is the #1 call protection service and app-enabled phone service for small businesses. We make it easy to look professional and increase responsiveness, allowing you to add a safe second phone line, personalize a vanity number, auto-reply to customers with text messages and instantly route callers to the right person on your team.