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Over the Top Frozen Yogurt, American Canyon

[Ted and Ginny] worked with Small Business Development Center Advisors to determine the feasibility as well as to reassure themselves that the business would be viable.

Estate Documents Organizer, Sonoma

"The SBDC opened the possibilities of turning an idea into a reality... What I learned has helped me with other projects I have worked on."

Carol Boeddiker Designs, Napa

“Working with [my business advisor] in the Napa small business office helped me better identify my target market and implement social media in my jewelry business.”

Peri S. Pfenniger, Napa Valley

"I am grateful to all of the staff at SBDC, especially Sandy Stelter, a very knowledgeable NxLeveL Instructor, Jerry Jinnett for her expertise in marketing and Carolynne Gamble, my personal counselor who specializes in art marketing."

Molinari Caffé, Napa

“Charlie was a great help for me. He saw my idea and showed the same passion and drive I had for getting this project off the ground... When I open my next venture he will be a big part of it.”

Net Flow Corporation, Napa

"The NxLevel program was key, as it taught me how to look at the business and realize what details I should pay attention to."

Backroom Wines, Napa

“When it seems that EVERYTHING costs money, it’s a gift that the services of the SBDC are free. This is a resource I encourage every small business owner, at whatever stage they are in their business, to use.”

David's Shoe Repair, Santa Rosa

"I feel proud of the progress we have made because Noah [Harris] gave us the necessary information. I have learned to work more effectively and [put into] practice what I’m learning. I recommend the SBDC’s [services]!"

West Accounting Services, Napa

“I don’t know where I would be with my business if I hadn’t met with Jerry [Jinnett] ...Jerry is a wealth of information and I highly recommend everyone, that is starting or thinking of starting a business, make an appointment with her.”

Superior Food Safety, Napa

“The Napa SBDC advisor, Carolynne Gamble, provided the key elements for the success of my business. I would have not been able to develop the strategy in such a short time without the support I received to develop the marketing plan and web site for my business.”

About the Napa-Sonoma SBDC

The Napa-Sonoma SBDC mission is to provide business owners and managers with information, training and expert individual consulting. We are here to help you succeed, and through your success, to help stimulate our local and regional economy.

Our Business Advisors can help you with:

  • Business planning;
  • Marketing strategies and planning;
  • Sales;
  • Access to capital, including bank finance, SBA loans, and asset financing;
  • Venture funding;
  • Government contracting;
  • Strategic technology acquisition and practical, hands-on application;
  • Financial Projections & Budgeting;
  • Operating Challenges;
  • And more…
     

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We have offices in both Napa and Sonoma County to better serve you!

Napa Valley College
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, Bldg 3300
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: (707) 256-7250
141 Stony Circle, Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: (707) 595-0060