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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."

Cake Coquette, San Francisco

“I was glad to have connected with Gabriela Sapp at the SBDC. I am very thankful that she helped me to develop all the financial reports the lender was asking for so I could secure my loan and hire a baker that I needed for so long.”

Saafara, San Francisco

“Without [Gabriela Sapp's] support I would have never got my loan approved. Great job! I wish you I have known about the SBDC a year earlier.”

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!”

J-Style at Home, Inc., Brisbane

“[The SBDC] has been pivotal in networking, education and coaching us to make the best of our business. They have provided us with free business advice that we have put in place to develop a sound business plan and marketing/sales program.”

Pupuseria Gemelos, San Francisco

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

SF SBDC Client is National Cover Story in BizJournals

"Always know where your next buck is going to come from -- where and how long that process will take." -- Jill Litwin
 

Peas of Mind, San Francisco

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

Zadin Restaurant, San Francisco

“The SBDC really taught us how to survive and how to focus. The Consultants gave us knowledgeable guidance and structure.”

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!

10/20 - Restaurant Series: Benchmarking Performance 
10/23 - Intermediate QuickBooks 
10/30 - Bookkeeping for Small Business

  Visit our  page to see all currently scheduled 2014 workshops


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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