This guide will lead you to many of the University of Oregon Library's databases (as well as a few Web resources) which are useful for business research on companies, industries, markets, and other business related topics.
The Kauffman Foundation created Entrepreneurship.org as an online resource to help entrepreneurs grow great ideas. The site provides innovative educational tools and informative resources covering the latest issues and insights affecting entrepreneurs.
Crunchbase is a freemium service providing research and analysis on startup activity, funding, and investment. Information availability varies by company but this is a good place to find what's going on in the startup world.