As part of the Northern California SBDC network, the Alameda County Small Business Development Center (ACSBDC) serves all of Alameda County and is hosted by Main Street Launch. We work hands-on with entrepreneurs and business owners to address challenges, seize opportunities and grow our clients’ bottom line.
Our SBDC was awarded “Top Center” in the NorCal Region in 2016, and we assisted 550 entrepreneurs to raise over $30 million for their companies, and create or save 437 jobs.
In March of 2017, our Food Entrepreneur program sponsored by Alameda County was awarded The Award of Excellence (Grand Prize) for Economic Development Programs within the State by the California Economic Development Association (CALED).
The Alameda County SBDC offers long-term, in-depth, no cost advising for existing businesses and certain start-ups in Alameda County. Our professional services include:
Loan and Equity Investment Advice
Financial Projections & Budgeting
Marketing and Sales
Human Resource Management
The Alameda County SBDC strives to improve the economic livelihood of our community. Our impact is measured through a variety of economic standards, including:
Increased Revenue and Profits
Business Loans Received
Equity Investment or Capital Raised
New Job Creation
Developing New Small Businesses
Through the ACSBDC's free one-on-one business counseling our clients can expect significant economic development. Apply below!