How to Start Your Business in San Francisco Part 1: Planning Your Business
Starting a business in San Francisco can be challenging but rewarding. Being prepared and well-informed can increase your chances of success. The San Francisco Small Business Development Center has put together a 3-part series to help you start your journey in this cultural and financial hub. Please join this dynamic workshop as we go over 3 key elements to get your business started on the right foot!
- Part One: Planning Your Business – Learn about business setup, planning, and zoning requirements.
- Part Two: Licensing & Permits – Navigate business registration, business entities, and local licenses and permits.
- Part Three: All Things Financial – Learn how to read financials and understand what it takes to fund and run your business including various City grants and loan opportunities.
About the Speaker:
John DeGaetano is a former bank executive with a strong background in management and leadership. John has extensive experience in administration, marketing, sales business planning, operations, project management and financial analysis.
John served as First Vice President and Regional Manager for a community bank in the Bay Area where he played a major role in the bank’s growth development. John, a graduate of Ohio University, earned the national designation Northern California’s State Star for his outstanding performance in assisting small businesses.
John is a certified NxLevel instructor in addition to advising new and existing business owners in the areas of business planning, finance, sales, and disaster planning. He is also the author of several books related to business planning, and lending.
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