Now is the time to scratch that entrepreneurial itch. We’re riding a new business wave, with record numbers of new businesses launching in 2020. Founders are responding to fresh demands emerging during the pandemic. And soon, promising vaccines may provide another reason to believe this massive trend will continue.

Investors are hungry for new prospects, and there’s every likelihood the new administration will offer support. How can you catch this wave in 2021? Here are the vital first steps for entrepreneurs to start the new year right. (Read more.)

(This article was originally published in the January 15, 2021 edition of SmartBrief.)