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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced changes to help borrowers still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters.

Posted On: March 23, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Gloria Chan, (415) 554-6926,


City Celebrates the Opening of Churn Urban Creamery, A New Ice Cream Shop in the Portola Neighborhood

Posted On: August 05, 2019

San Francisco, CA (July 1, 2019) – On June 27th, the San Francisco Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced the official launch of the Business Growth Group (BGG) program at the San Francisco Fastest Growing Businesses Mixer.  

Posted On: July 01, 2019

San Francisco, CA - On November 19th, three San Francisco Small Business Development Center (SBDC) clients - Big Mouth Productions, Sex for Life, and FTK Martial Arts - joined other 13 grantees in receiving the SF Women's Entrepreneurship Fund in the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day... more

Posted On: December 07, 2018

Funds to Provide Emergency Capital for Merchants & Employees to Resume Operations

Posted On: March 16, 2017

The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and LinkedIn invite local business owners to join us for an exclusive opportunity to learn about LinkedIn’s tools directly from members of our ProFinder team.

Posted On: March 15, 2017
Beginning January 1, 2017, Assembly Bill 1254 stipulates that all employers in California will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD).
Posted On: October 10, 2016

SACRAMENTO  – According to a recently completed annual report compiled by the California Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) from small business client surveys, small businesses experienced substantial growth opportunities due to increased financing in 2014.  

Posted On: April 06, 2015

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.

Posted On: September 30, 2014

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