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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. 

To view On-Demand videos, please follow the instructions to register for free access. To learn about upcoming workshops, webinars and videos, visit our Calendar and sign up for our newsletter

"The How's, What's & Why's of a Business Plan"

Overview of the CA Dream Fund: How to access the startup training

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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Search Engine Optimization

Come find out how Google works, on the inside. We will be taking a deep dive into the technical infrastructure that powers Google Search, Google Docs, Android, Google Cloud, and several other billi...

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Coffee and Conversation with SWAN Impact Network

Coffee and Conversation with SWAN Impact Network

In this Coffee and Conversation, Elizabeth Jennings shares how 2020 has reshaped thinking around early stage investing--and how innovative businesses can use this to their advantage. Especially per...

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Small Business Cybersecurity


Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks, important for any small business that uses technology.

Bill Britton, cybersecurity expert wi...

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Coffee and Conversation with PLATESCRAPE

From realizing a need to raising the necessary capital, we discuss the challenges startup companies face and how to navigate and overcome them from a grassroots entrepreneur. We also cover manufact...

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On Demand: Remote Working

** Registration goes live Monday 3/15/2021**

Utilizing remote work is all about finding the right tools to stay productive and connected. Watch this webinar to learn how sma...

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Coffee and Conversation w/ Jenny Kassan

(October 2020) Jenny Kassan, owner of Jenny Kassan Consulting, will join us this month to discuss business funding and ways to seek the right investors for your company. She will teach you the step...

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Coffee and Conversation w/ Katerina Axelsson from Tastry

(August 2020) Katerina Axelsson CEO and Founder of Tastry, will share her entrepreneurial experiences and journey to creating a company in San Luis Obispo. Katerina, is a graduate of Cal Poly with...

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Blueprint for Small Business Success

A streamlined approach to preparing or revising your business plan.

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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.