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Pot and Pantry, San Francisco

“With (my SBDC advisor’s) guidance, I was able to refine my goals and vision for my business and deepen my understanding of various marketing strategies.”

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!”

San Francisco Guitarworks, San Francisco

"The San Francisco SBDC is really the best resource I have found to help get a cohesive view of what business is and can become and to develop the steps to get there."

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!”

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!”

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.

Alicia K Designs, San Francisco

“The San Francisco SBDC helped us to locate growth financing at a critical time. They were a gift, and gave me the tools to continue to take my business to the next level.”

Pupuseria Gemelos, San Francisco

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

One Planet Granola, San Francisco

“One Planet Foods has benefited tremendously from working with Anni Minuzzo. Her experience with a wide variety [of] specialty food owners helped direct our company growth, which lead us to the success & awareness we have now. ” 

Peas of Mind, San Francisco

“(My SBDC advisor has) done it. She’s been there emotionally,” says Litwin. “She gets it in every way.”

About the San Francisco SBDC

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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