The Santa Cruz Small Business Development Center does a number of things to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs start and grow. We conduct a wide variety of business seminars across Santa Cruz County on subjects including accessing capital, business planning, e-commerce and web marketing, human resource management, expansion and growth capital, legal and business issues and a variety of best practice programs designed to help small businesses use the best techniques possible to increase sales and profits.
We have a team of Business Advisors (most have advanced business degrees from top schools plus 20 or more years of work experience) who offer one-on-one consulting to clients in diverse areas of business. We have relationships with a wide variety of other service providers and will help their clients get the right help for their specific issue.
Lastly, we answer dozens of calls a day from people who need help accessing information and help navigating through the company start-up process.