Alameda County SBDCOakland, CA

About the Alameda County

We work with local small businesses to accelerate their growth and success.

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.

What we do

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One-on-One Advising

Our Business Advisors are industry experts who provide free, professional business advising in marketing, finance, accessing capital, and more.

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Trainings & Workshops

Gain skills and knowledge you need for your business to prosper by attending one of our informative workshops.

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Funding Assistance

Need money? Get expert help with business loan applications, investor packages, crowdfunding campaigns, and more.

News & Announcements

05/31/2017

New State Law Requires Electronic EDD Filings

Beginning January 1, 2017, Assembly Bill 1254 stipulates that all employers in California will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits... more

03/16/2017

Office of Economic and Workforce Development Issues Emergency Grants to Seven Businesses Impacted by the Fire in Chinatown

Funds to Provide Emergency Capital for Merchants & Employees to Resume Operations

San Francisco, CA—The Office of Economic and Workforce Development today... more

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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.