Access to Capital 101: Funding Options to Start and Grow Your Business

Presented by Small Business Majority, with Pacific Community Ventures & Main Street Launch   Topics of discussion include: An overview of alternative lending options including microloans, SBA’s loan guarantee program, community banks and credit unions, CDFIs, reputable online lenders and crowdfunding Borrowers’ Bill of Rights (BBOR) Key questions to consider when seeking funding Tips to…

Oakland Small Business Week

The City of Oakland will mark National Small Business Week (April 29-May 5) with an an exciting week of community events and over 80 educational workshops for Oakland small businesses. The 2018 Small Business Week theme is “Helping Oakland’s Diverse Business Community Thrive.” Entrepreneurs and business owners may choose from sessions at Oakland City Hall…

Access to Capital / Lender’s Fair

The San Mateo Small Business Development Center and ten San Mateo County Chambers of Commerce (Brisbane, Burlingame, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Menlo Park, Pacifica, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Mateo and S. San Francisco ) are hosting an “Access to Capital” workshop to answer the questions of How do I get the money I need to start and/or grow my business for small businesses on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

Access to Capital & Procurement Fair

This resource fair will provide opportunities to find out about upcoming contracts targeted for local and small businesses. There will also be opportunities to meet small business lenders, contracting agency representatives, and prime contractors interested in meeting sub-contractors.