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Railroad Cleaners, Pittsburg

By the end of 2011, Tom and Svonne hired an outside sales person, combined services of part-time employees, implemented their new marketing plan, and purchased a new garment pressing machine to offer same day service.

Kit and Caboodle – The Hobby Shop, Oakley

"Attending New Venture Training and working with the instructor and the other participants is a valuable resource when it comes to ideas, direction, and development of your business."

PsiNapse Technology Ltd, Pleasanton

"Bob Lane gave me advice on marketing and business plan development. He encouraged me to work with the government; I see more growth in our future."

Pine Creek Realty, Bay Area

"New Venture Training program is a wake-up call for anyone thinking about starting a business..."

World Class Window Coverings, Brentwood

“We could not have achieved recent the success we’ve had without the advice from our SBDC advisor, Gerald Sullivan.”

Home Helpers, San Ramon

"The New Venture Training offered by SBDC gave me the essential knowledge to get my business going. It gave me the confidence and the plan for the success of my business."

Happy Go Lucky Pet Care, Walnut Creek

“I recommend the SBDC to anyone wanting to grow or expand a small business. We feel very fortunate to have the support of such a well run organization.”

CPR-FAST, Brentwood

“Gerald broke down, from the financial side of the business, what was really going on and taught us how to focus on what was important.”

Hi-Tec Recycling, Richmond

“(My SBDC business advisor) had sage advice and I used him as a sounding board on running my business. His guidance and expertise were very helpful.”

Store Inside, Milpitas

"We owe a lot to Jeff and the SBDC for helping make our reality not only come true, but for us to be better prepared."

Contra Costa Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Small Business Assistance

No cost small business advising and training delivered throughout the County.

We assist small business owners in Contra Costa County with:
Operations/Financial Management, Business Loans, Government Contracting/Procurement, Exporting Assistance and much more!

Read about "Made In Contra Costa" our initiative to serve the manufacturing and production sectors in our County or about "Manufacturing Day" 10/3/2014.


Contra Costa Small Business Development Center
300 Ellinwood Way, Suite 300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

925-602-6806

Our Mission Statement:
The Contra Costa SBDC, in collaboration with community partners, delivers small business advising and training to promote economic and human capital development.
 
Please visit our new "Partners" page!