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Treats for Chickens, Cotati

"Working with Herb at the SBDC has been a benefit to my professional and personal life ten-fold. ...Since meeting with Herb our weekly operations, time management and financials have been fine tuned."

Teddi Hosman Designs, Napa

“The time I continue to spend, either in SBDC workshops or individual advising sessions, has opened my eyes to the aspects necessary to run a successful business.”

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.”

Sheri DeBow, Napa

“Working with Carolynne Gamble was exactly that push I needed in the right direction! Not only did Carolynne stress the importance of an online presence for my art, she helped me figure out how I should start making that happen.”

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."

Rejuvenation and Well Being, Cotati

"[Cynthia Riggs of the Santa Rosa SBDC] has the ability to focus in on where I was/am stuck and provide just exactly what I need in very specific terms both involving the logic of business and the how-to details of building and running a successful business."

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."

Tarla Grill, Napa

"Working with the SBDC and BEC was great! I can't thank enough Ray Kimball and Charlie Monahan. They both were with me from the very beginning. Without their help, I wouldn't have finished the project."

Hurley's Restaurant and Bar, Yountville

"The NVC SBDC has a lot of great programs we use as tools to keep our business at the top of our game."

Knights Contractors, Windsor

“We are very pleased with services and have appreciated the hard work. We are grateful to have the SBDC as a valuable resource to our business, management and staff.”

About the Napa-Sonoma SBDC

Access to Capital in the North Bay: Fund Your Business Now Navigating the Fundraising Process

ATTENTION business owners interested in growth and startups! If you’re looking for capital for your business, this event is for you. Your entry includes:

  • Panel discussion by five expert capital lenders and resources
  • Mini funder fair
  • Networking opportunities
  • Wine reception

When: Thursday, September 17th 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Event Center @Sonoma Mountain Village, 1100 Valley House Dr., Rohnert Park 94928
Cost: $15 Earlybird until August 31, $20 after REGISTER HERE!
PHONE: 707-256-7250

Explore your Options:

  • Crowdfunding
  • Angel Investment
  • Micro-lending
  • Express Loans
  • SBA Loans for Real Estate

Why attend?

  • Explore your financing options
  • Learn what type of financing is best for your business at your current stage
  • Network with experienced financial pros
  • Learn about preparing for a loan application & more!

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…
     

Sign up for our services!

 

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