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Earthquake relief for businesses marks 100th webinar July 17

Local small business owners affected by the recent earthquakes in Ridgecrest and neighboring communities can learn about a variety of programs that offer help for post-disaster challenges through the Small Business Administration.

Posted on: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 5:06pm

Growing your business with your local SBDC

Running a small business means wearing many hats. Often times you are the accountant, the marketer, the manager, and the salesperson. Keeping up to date with all the rules, regulations, and newest techniques can be difficult when you are operating a business.

Posted on: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 12:46pm

National Small Business Week May 5-11, 2019

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Posted on: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:46am

Emerging Leaders Program for 2019

The Fresno District Office announces the Emerging Leaders Program for 2019

Posted on: Friday, March 8, 2019 - 11:40am

Small Business Grants for Women: 11 Incredible Opportunities

Here’s to women in small business! Several lenders and corporations have acknowledged female entrepreneurs' disadvantages in the lending market. They have attempted to reduce gender inequality and build the economy with these 11 small business grant opportunities for women. Check them out.

Posted on: Friday, March 8, 2019 - 8:25am

Bertelson Precast Success Story!

Everyone Loves a Happy Ending

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Posted on: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:03pm

A Simple 6-Step Process to Starting a Small Business

Is 2019 the year that you take your bright idea and turn it into a small business or startup? Making the decision to start your own business can be intimidating – but with knowledge, passion, and a set plan, the sky’s the limit for your dreams.

Posted on: Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:55am

Changes that affect your business in 2019

Beginning January 2019, there have been some new developments in employment regulations:

Minimum Wage Change

Posted on: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:47am

Top 5 Traits That Make Veterans Great Entrepreneurs

Having recently celebrated Veterans Day, we want to say THANK YOU this week to all of our veterans for their service. In addition to expressing our thanks, it is part of our mission at Central CA SBDC Network to help veterans succeed in new and growing business ventures.

Posted on: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:25am

How H.R. 5050 Changed Entrepreneurship For Women

Women as entrepreneurs have come a long way in shaping the nation’s economic landscape since the women’s business ownership act of 1988, also known as H.R. 5050. The 30-day countdown begins to mark 30-years of H.R. 5050 advancing generations of women in small business.

Posted on: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:18am

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