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Clay Pot House, San Francisco

“[The SFSBDC] has really helped us a lot during our hard time, both business wise and emotion wise. Our business advisor also played a critical role in helping us obtain a $50,000 business loan.”

Chasing Lions, San Francisco

“Gabriela, thanks for all of your assistance. You and the entire SBDC team have been super helpful and instrumental to the success of this loan. Thank you!”

Wang Wah Restaurant, San Francisco

“We would like to thank [the SFSBDC] for their assistance along our recovery process. Not only do they care about our business, they were also very concerned about our mental and physical health issues during our hard time.”

Valle Translations, San Francisco Bay Area

“The SBDC has enabled us to achieve our goals!...Oh, and by the way, Valle Translations has never missed a deadline!”

Bottle Cap Food & Drink, San Francisco

“We're thrilled that our local SF SBDC associates coupled us with the VEDC so that we are now serving the neighborhood and the Bay Area. Without them, this beloved restaurant space could still be vacant and we may have seen our chance slip away."

Uncle Boy's Burgers, San Francisco

We met John Espejo, a 25 year-old... a Juma graduate and a current City College student who wanted to open a hamburger shop near the University of San Francisco.

Jellyfish Art, LLC, San Francisco

“Tom has given me a lot of financial guidance. He helped me think about all my business processes quantitatively.”

Thalia's Jewelry, San Francisco

“I have felt a lot of support from Angel and Gabriela from the [SF SBDC]. They helped me securing a sponsorship from US Bank, and all marketing and promotion efforts to reopen my business with a new fresh start!”

Pupuseria Gemelos, San Francisco

"We are very grateful with SBDC, who helped us with the long application process"

Regalito Rosticeria, San Francisco

"I would never have been as ready to open my restaurant if it were not for the SBDC Restaurant Series classes and the one-on-one consulting services."

About the San Francisco SBDC

 Don't Miss the Opportunity to Expand Your Business Knowledge and Grow Your Business!  Register for an SBDC Workshop Today!  

  Visit our  page to see all currently scheduled 2015 workshops

 

Attend business-critical workshops, shop from vendors to help your business grow & network with thousands of business owners. Click here to find out more.

Date: September 17, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: Free!

 

The SF SBDC is currently hiring for the position of full-time, benefited Administrative Assistant.

If you're interested in applying, please see our full job description and application instructions here.


The San Francisco Small Business Development Center helps individuals start, manage and grow their businesses.

We provide free, confidential one-on-one customized consulting services and training workshops in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese to established businesses and certain start-ups in San Francisco. Our team of professional consultants are not only counselors but also business owners with diverse backgrounds and expertise in a variety of industries such as restaurant and specialty food service, fashion retail and manufacturing, wholesale, technology and social media, government contracting, among others.

Services Include:

  • Business Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Projections & Budgeting
  • Technology Integration
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Human Resource Management
  • Access to Capital
  • More...

The San Francisco SBDC is dedicated to increase the economic vitality of the communities we serve by:

  • Helping businesses expand and develop
  • Assisting struggling businesses to retain employees
  • Developing new small businesses
  • Promoting minority and women-owned business
  • Creating jobs
  • All one-on-one consulting services are offered at no cost to the client. Sign up here.


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