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Sift: a Cupcakery, LLC, Cotati

"The SBDC [at Santa Rosa Junior College] connected me with Cynthia Riggs to help grow our business and gain understanding of our financials."

Electronic Solutions, Cloverdale

"The SBDC has given direction and focus to our future… we couldn’t get our hands totally around this project before the SBDC help…"

Wine Compliance Alliance, Napa

“To say that my meetings with Carolynne were focused and productive is a major understatement. ...Carolynne is a real cheerleader & strategist for us small business folk.”

Snap Shot, Livermore

"I want to THANK [Steve of the Santa Rosa SBDC] and tell you how much I appreciated the education, the experience, the genuine support and friendships of you and Linda..."

Lonjevitea Kombucha, Petaluma

“We’ve counted on Cathy and the SBDC to get our product off the ground,” says Biaggi. “We hope for the continued support to continue to grow it from the fledgling company to a model Sonoma business.”

Hip Chick Farms, Sebastopol

“Annie was informative, helpful and supportive. She pushed us to consider elements we had not thought of, which was very helpful in developing our business model.”

Spirit Works Distillery, Sebastopol

"Making it to the business start-up class was a great stepping stone into the world of small business, then having the ongoing support of a certified business advisor and help has been invaluable."

Bearshead Productions, Napa Valley

"It was great to have access to a knowledgeable outside view of our emerging product."

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.”

Wellspring Aikido, Santa Rosa

“Attuned to current business trends and knowledgeable of the full scope of small business concerns, (our business advisor) has helped us with every challenge we’ve presented.”

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
1377 Corporate Center Parkway
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Phone: (707) 595-0060