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Cake Plate, Napa

“With the help and support of Ray Kimball and the SBDC, this transition from a start-up to an established business has been incredibly smooth.”

Anacortes Chocolate Factory, Vacaville

“Thank you Floyd [Hicks of Solano SBDC] for everything and helping us with the loan process. We owe you for that.”

Delice de la Vallee, Sonoma

"I truly appreciate the SBDC as I have grown my company internally as well as refined my business with the guidance of Cathy Balach."

One-Stop Detail, Willits

"Learning about marketing and financial management gave me the bigger picture I needed to run a successful business."

DHurn Enterprises, Suisun

Building upon the training received through the NxLeveL program and her work with SBDC Business Advisors Sandy Stelter and Jerry Jinnett, Deanna [Hurn] has been able to meet her objective...

Marbella Properties, Silicon Valley

"[Jeanne] was able to help me focus on where things were breaking down and create a viable solution that not only met the current demands but would support future growth."

Jamber Wine Pub, San Francisco

“Working with the fantastic SBDC team helped make my dream come true: their advice and support is a big part of Jamber's success!”

Advanced Displays and Signs, Eureka

"This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and SBDC helped me have the confidence to move forward."

Christine George Design, Napa

“Working with Carolynne Gamble and SBDC has been great support and grounding in my business. I tend to fly above the clouds with my dreams and ambitions... Bouncing ideas off Carolynne has helped make them real.”

Plaza Oliver Gas & Food, Fairfield

"You (Billy Wigley and the SBDC) have really helped me with my business by assisting me with my marketing and positive exposure in Fairfield, and with building relationships with city and city council members to attain my beer license."

About the Northern California SBDC Network

ANNOUNCEMENTS

8/4/16: Job Title: Procurement Counselor, Norcal PTAC
6/20/16: Request for Proposal: Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Marin County

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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