So You Want to Start a Business in San Francisco

So You Want to Start a Business in San Francisco

Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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

At the end of this workshop you will have the knowledge and confidence to create your dream business.

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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Jacques Bidjima
Ella Hill Hutch Community Center
1050 McAllister St b/t Webster St & Buchanan St Western Addition, Fillmore
San Francisco

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.
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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.