News and Announcements
ARCATA — After a lengthy and intense review process, the Norcal Small Business Development Lead Center has been reaccredited for its core business assistance program as well as distinguishing itself as the eleventh accredited SBDC technology program in the country.
PETALUMA— North Bay Area Small Business Development Center Advisor, John DeGaetano, has earned the national designation of being Northern California’s State Star for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses in 2013.
California Small Business Development Centers have a tremendous impact on the individual communities they serve, as well as the economy of California as a whole. In 2012, California SBDC's helped client businesses add more than 5,000 new jobs and retain more than 3,200 existing jobs.
Humboldt State University business senior Melanie Barnett has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Business Matchmaking, a California non-profit that links small business suppliers with state and federal buyers.
SACRAMENTO – According to a recently completed annual report, California Small Business Development Centers are reporting substantial small business growth in 2011 – helping entrepreneurs create 5,900 new jobs and retain an additional 3,200 jobs that were previously slated for elimination.
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Small Business Development Center’s Charles Spencer and Tom Camerato have been recognized by the Northern California SBDC Regional Network for their outstanding performance in 2011.
SACRAMENTO — The California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network has hired Michele Gault as its new statewide director of outreach and partnerships in Sacramento.
OAKLAND — The Northern California Small Business Development Center (NorCal SBDC) regional network has hired James Alva as its new strategic initiatives director.
SAN JOSE — Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center’s Gail Buettgenback has been recognized by the National Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) for her outstanding performance in 2010/11.
BAKERSFIELD — On May 26, California Small Business Development Centers will present the Next Steps for Small Business event to Bakersfield small businesses in a no-cost, professional development road show bringing entrepreneurs the latest tips and techniques to maximize their access to... more