• Solano-Napa Small Business Development Center



    About Us

    The Solano Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a nonprofit organization that provides expert no-cost advising, low cost workshops and small business trainings to guide small businesses to success and accomplishment.

    The Solano SBDC serves all of Solano County and is part of the Northern California SBDC network. We work hands-on with entrepreneurs and business owners to address challenges, seize opportunities and grow our client’s bottom line.

    New Business
    The Solano SBDC Can Get You Started:

    Deciding – In person and online “First Step” courses help explore if opening a new business or buying an existing business or franchise is right for you.
    Moving Forward – SBDC consultants provide guidance on all aspects of your business launch, including your business plan, feasibility and financial analyses.
    Acquiring Capital – Receive referrals to investors and banks, review financial management practices, and discuss loan package preparation.
    Gaining Market Research – Utilize SBDC research tools to obtain market reports, financial models and industry meters to help launch your business.
    Targeting Your Market – Refine your industry analysis, identify your customer base and research your competitors.
    Certifying Your Business – Learn what opportunities are available to women, minority, or veteran-owned businesses along with certification requirements.


    Solano SBDC Director Tim Murrill
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