Access to affordable child care is one of many shortfalls exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Quality childcare is expensive. For many parents, it's financially out of reach, leading people to make arrangements with family, friends and home daycares. This was true even before COVID-19. But the pandemic shut down many childcare providers, making options even
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San Diego Angel Conference (SDAC) investors have selected 15 semi-finalists from a record 124 applications. The San Diego & Imperial SBDC encourages interested accredited investors to get to know this start-up investment conference put on by SBDC partners. About the San Diego Angel Conference (SDAC) The San Diego Angel Conference (SDAC) is a three-year-old University
Local entrepreneurs have taken their innovative ideas from prototype to the market with the help of Innovate-Up, a program offered through The Brink Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of San Diego that launched last year and is supported in part through a $300,000 County of San Diego grant from Supervisor Nathan Fletcher.
Business allies have launched a center to focus on small business export issues, training and advising in San Diego and Imperial counties, officials said last fall. The San Diego & Imperial Small Business Development Center Network partnered with World Trade Center San Diego to bring an Export Specialty Center to the region, housed at the trade
The coronavirus has upended the lives of business owners, but Southwestern College is helping entrepreneurs in two major ways. Through the Small Business Development Center, business owners can access capital and marketing strategies – for free. And students who want to take control of their own financial destinies can now earn a certificate in Entrepreneurship
Demand is expected to be high for Paycheck Protection Program loans as stay-at-home orders continue amid the surge in COVID-19 cases. With applications for the latest, $284 billion round of the PPP restarting Monday, demand is anticipated to be large among San Diego County small businesses reeling again from pandemic restrictions on their operations. The
A new small business assistance program from the State of California started today, and in the New Year businesses will receive support from the Federal Government’s economic stimulus package. The San Diego & Imperial Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and The San Diego Foundation have partnered to make sure business owners and
The state of California announced a $500 million grant program to help small business. The program is being administered by the nonprofit institution Lendistry. To help, we have an on-demand webinar that you can watch on your own time to learn more. You can also reach out to us for assistance with the application process! Our number
The State of California announced a $500 million grant fund to support small businesses. Businesses can now get their applications prepared for when the first round opens Dec. 30, 2020. Lendistry, a nonprofit institution, was selected as the administrator of the grant. To help you know what to do to prepare to apply in the
There are grants available for felons who are looking to start a small business, reports Business.com. Finding a job after incarceration has long been a challenge, senior finance writer Donna Fuscaldo says. Having a felony on your record carries a huge stigma when you are seeking employment. According to the Brookings Institution, close to half