So You Want to Start a Business in San Francisco

Sep 16 3:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Event Details

Starting a business is and exciting and challenging. In San Francisco, the opportunities are endless. We currently have every possible business entity imaginable. Your idea can come to fruition, your dream a reality. 

So what does it mean to start a business? What are the steps necessary? What kind of resources are available to you to assist in making you a successful business owner?  Join on and learn how to:

  • form your business entity
  • file with the City of San Francisco and State of California
  • market  your business

o   social media

o   networking

  • hire your first employee
  • set up your bookkeeping
  • tap into the resources offered to small business owners in San Francisco
  • be successful

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact Jessica at

About the organizer: The San Francisco Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides expert no-cost advising and workshops to guide small businesses to success. We work hands-on with entrepreneurs and business owners to address challenges, seize opportunities and help grow our client’s bottom line. For upcoming workshop information, visit 

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