So You Want to Start a Business in San Francisco

So You Want to Start a Business in San Francisco

Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm

Starting a business is and exciting and challenging. In San Francisco, the opportunities are endless. We currently have every possible business entity imaginable. Your idea can come to fruition, your dream a reality. 

So what does it mean to start a business? What are the steps necessary? What kind of resources are available to you to assist in making you a successful business owner?  Join on and learn how to:

form your business entity
file with the City of San Francisco and State of California
market  your business

o   social media

o   networking

hire your first employee
set up your bookkeeping
tap into the resources offered to small business owners in San Francisco
be successful

At the end of this workshop you will have the knowledge and confidence to create your dream business.

The information provided in this webinar and any supplementary materials provided are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. By registering for this webinar, you accept and agree to the full disclaimer available at and that under no circumstances shall the named parties be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information 

About the organizer: The San Francisco Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides expert no-cost advising and workshops to guide small businesses to success. We work hands-on with entrepreneurs and business owners to address challenges, seize opportunities and help grow our client’s bottom line. For upcoming workshop information, visit

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Jacques Bidjima
Online via Zoom


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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.