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Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

If you missed one of our weekly live webinars, our ever-expanding pre-recorded webinar series provides a great selection of expert insights to help you with your business. 

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Setting Up Your Small Business

Your business structure affects how much you pay in taxes, your ability to raise money, the paperwork you need to file, and your personal liability. It's also important to know what federal, state...

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Managing Your Small Business Beyond the Pandemic - SBA and USDA loans

SBA and USDA guaranteed loans are among topics of this week’s FREE webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield.

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden begins...

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Coffee and Conversation with Firestone Walker

David Walker, co-founder of Firestone Walker Brewing Company, discusses the the curious, passionate and at times, precarious past 25 years of the company. 

Born in a humble shed on the back-...

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Managing Your Small Business Beyond the Pandemic: How to prepare for a possible recession

Recommendations on how businesses can prepare for a possible recession and sources of capital are among topics of this week’s free webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU...

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QuickBooks 101 (Desktop)

Learn How to Set Up Your Company with QuickBooks Desktop.

  • Selling: invoices, sales receipts, payments, deposits, credit memos, and customer statements
  • Buying: bills, bill paym...
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ON DEMAND Updated CA Dream Fund Training Program Webinar

The Governor set aside $35 million for the California Dream Fund, which will provide micro-grants of up to $10,000 to seed entrepreneurship and small business creation in underserved small business...

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HR Basics

Ready to shift from startup to hiring your first employee? Join us for tips on how to get started and what to consider before you hire! 

In this workshop, explore your options when you are r...

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Managing Your Small Business Beyond the Pandemic - America's Seed Fund with Cameron Bruce

America's Seed Fund $4 billion program for tech startups is the topic of this week’s FREE webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield.

SBDC director and ho...

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Coffee and Conversation: Pipsticks and the Pandemic

Join us and Maureen, founder of Pipsticks, as we discuss her experience with running a business through the COVID-19 pandemic. Pipsticks delivers subscriptions for sticker lovers. Their commitment...

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.