Santa Cruz SBDCAptos, CA

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.

What we do

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One-on-One Advising

Our Business Advisors are industry experts who provide free, professional business advising in marketing, finance, accessing capital, and more.

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Trainings & Workshops

Gain skills and knowledge you need for your business to prosper by attending one of our informative workshops. Visit our calendar for upcoming events.

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Funding Assistance

Need money? Get expert help with business loan applications, investor packages, crowdfunding campaigns, and more.

News & Announcements

08/27/2019

How To Differentiate Your Business In A Super Competitive + Traditional Industry

Wondering how to make a name for yourself in a crowded industry where doing things the way they've always been done is the norm? In this video, Bryce Root, SBDC Marketing Advisor, speaks with Ryan... more
08/22/2019

False Assumptions of Logo Copyright Are a Common SME Mistake

Many business owners think that they own a copyright to their logo but actually only have a non-exclusive license to use of their logo image.  A contractor providing creative, such as a graphic... more
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