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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."

Pine Creek Realty, Bay Area

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

The Liddle Cable Company, Concord

“Gerald became a tremendous help.  He displayed confidence based on his years of experience and the business began to show profitability rather than just increases in monthly sales volume.”

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."

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.

CGT Systems, Inc., Concord

"We owe a lot to Cindy Turner and the Contra Costa Small Business Development business management consulting team who directed us in creating a profitable company."

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."

Bloom Retreat, Walnut Creek

“I give so much credit to Cindy and the [Contra Costa] SBDC for helping make my dream a reality. They have helped me land a building, and land a loan and I still am in contact regularly with Cindy. She was a godsend... Thank you."

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.”

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."

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: Small Business Loans,
Operations/Financial Management, Government Contracting/Procurement, Exporting Assistance and much more! 

Learn more about our client process for individualized services including advising/counseling.



Read about "Made In Contra Costa" our initiative to serve the manufacturing and production sectors in our County.

View a video case study of one of our most successful clients!

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 delivers localized programming and personalized advising, in collaboration with community partners, to qualified individuals to promote economic impact and human capital development.
 
Please visit our new "Partners" page!