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Vita Cucina, Crescent City

[WATCH THE VIDEO] "The North Coast Small Business Development Center definitely helped point us in the right direction and gave us the tools to succeed."

TassaTag, Lafayette

"The counseling services were beyond my expectations, and because of them I have been given the education and skills to develop the TassaTag Project to EcPAT."

Art of TV, San Jose

“I have found the assistance received invaluable. Art of TV has grown beyond my expectations and the SBDC is definitely the go-to place for small business support and resources.”

ELEM3NTS, Silicon Valley

"Anne and the SBDC added a great objective professional point of view that helped my ideas to become reality."

Noyo Theatre, Willits

“We are very proud that our perseverance and tenacity allowed us to reach this point, and are very excited to finally realize our goals. West Company has given us and continues to provide priceless guidance throughout this journey.”

Cowlick's Hand Made Ice Cream, Fort Bragg

[Nancy] says working with [Mendo SBDC] allowed her to move on her ideas with confidence. With their help she’s positioned for growth...

Riverbed Yoga, Guerneville

“I think working with my SBDC Advisor Paul Bozzo gave me the structure and motivation to actually implement my business plan... [he] took me to task and give me tangible things I could check off and make sure I’m not missing anything.”

Hurley's Restaurant and Bar, Yountville

"The NVC SBDC has a lot of great programs we use as tools to keep our business at the top of our game."

Ay Dios Mio, San Jose

“I’m so thankful for my meetings with the SBDC & the chance to discuss new ideas for increasing sales & developing a product line. My business advisor was the only person in my sphere of influence that strived for my business success & listened to my ideas.”

World Class Window Coverings, Brentwood

“We could not have achieved recent the success we’ve had without the advice from our SBDC advisor, Gerald Sullivan.”

About the Northern California SBDC Network

 
Our expertise can help take the mystery out of business management and allow you to focus on the issues most critical to the success of your company. Our Business Advisors have years of experience and know what it takes to operate profitably and grow a business in Northern California.

The Small Business Development Centers of the Northern California SBDC Network help individuals manage the growth of their businesses. Our sole focus is on helping you improve your bottom line.

 

According to a recent study SBDC in-depth clients experienced almost 4 times the sales growth, and created 14.8 times the jobs of average businesses.*  Read more...

SBDC services include:

  • Business Plans
  • Financial Projections & Budgeting
  • Operating Challenges
  • Purchase of a Business
  • Funding Your Venture
  • Loan Packaging
  • And Much More...

All our private coaching/advising services are funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, state, and local partners and are offered at no cost to the client. Contact a Business Advisor in your area.

 

Source of Statistics: SBA; and the “Economic Impact of Small Business Development Center Counseling Activities in Northern California 2010-2011,” by Professor James J. Chrisman of Mississippi State University