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Mike Green Co-founder, ScaleUp Partners LLC; Consultant: Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems, Regional Competitiveness and Empowering Underrepresented Populations.
Legislative Hearing on Impact of Prop. 209 on Public Contracting for CA MBEs
Tim Lohrentz, author of the “Impact of Proposition 209 on California MWBEs” report, testified at an informational hearing held by the California State Assembly Committee on Judiciary.
Federal Business Opportunities
Enroll to receive opportunities from government agencies looking for buyers and vendors in your industry.
The U.S. Small Business Administration
Bulletin, Released January 2015: 5 Pillars of Business Success, Government Contracting, Guaranteeing Your Company’s Debt, HUBZone Online Training, Affordable Care Act Webinars.
Export.gov Helps American Companies Succeed Globally
Learn the benefits of exporting, using market research and trade leads from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Service, SBA, and more. Spot trends and plan your international sales strategies to succeed in today’s global marketplace.
Last Mile Manufacturing
A non-profit effort to reverse the effects of offshoring by assisting in the improvement of job availability and employment in the U.S.
Look up NAICS Codes for Free
Identify NAICS or SIC Codes that best match your line of business, view the U.S. directory, create targeted marketing lists, and more.
Information on the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board’s activities, and more, brought to you by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
SCMSDC’s MBE Health Insurance Program
California headquartered minority businesses can benefit from this insurance program. Fill out an inquiry form.
The SBA offers a Small Disadvantaged Business Certification. Find out if you qualify and if this certification is right for your business.
Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)
Discover 900 service sites nationwide and find a service that meets your local business needs. Browse the SBA’s YouTube Channel.
The Business Consortium Fund, Inc. (BCF)
A non-profit business development program of NMSDC that supports organizations in their business financing (products, services, networking, etc.). They also provide debt financing through their lending program.
The Department of General Services (DGS)
Find out if you’re qualified as a Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) by reading the DGS’s certification eligibility requirements.
The SBA’s Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS)
This database helps you find small businesses across the U.S. with multiple filtering options.
United States DOT SDB Utilization (OSDBU)
The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is responsible for ensuring that small businesses are treated fairly and have an opportunity to compete and be selected for a fair amount of the agency’s contracting and subcontracting dollars.
Take advantage of the peer advisory membership programs and services offered by this organization. Become a consultant or executive coach, or learn from some of the best.
Small Business Development
Develop your business from the inside out by utilizing resources and attending trainings with the following small business organizations/resource centers.
|Resource ||Phone Number||Website|
| Alameda County SBDC ||510-208-0410||www.acsbdc.org|
| Central Coast SBDC ||831-479-6136||www.centralcoastsbdc.org|
| Contra Costa SBDC ||925-602-6806||www.contracostasbdc.org|
| East Bay SCORE ||510-273-6611||www.eastbayscore.org|
| Marin SBDC ||707-826-3975||www.marinsbdc.org|
| Mendocino SBDC ||707-964-7571||www.mendosbdc.org|
| Napa Valley SBDC ||707-256-7250||www.napasbdc.org|
| North Coast SBDC ||707-445-9720||www.northcoastsbdc.org|
| North Coast SCORE ||707-571-8342||www.scorenorthcoastca.org|
| San Francisco SBDC ||415-937-7232||www.sfsbdc.org|
| San Francisco SCORE ||415-744-6827||www.sfscore.org|
| San Mateo SBDC ||415-458-7232||www.sanmateosbd|
| Santa Cruz SCORE ||831-621-3735||www.santacruzscore.org|
| Silicon Valley SBDC ||408-351-3600||www.svsbdc.org|
| Silicon Valley SCORE ||408-453-6237||www.svscore.org|
| Solano SBDC ||707-864-3382||www.solanosbdc.org|
| Sonoma SBDC ||707-595-0060||www.sonomasbdc.org|
| Yuba Community College District SBDC ||707-263-0330||www.yubasbdc.org|