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Marbella Properties, Silicon Valley

"[Jeanne] was able to help me focus on where things were breaking down and create a viable solution that not only met the current demands but would support future growth."

The Tile Warehouse, San Jose

"Max (the SBDC Consultant) was a tremendous help in getting us started."

Silicon Valley Massage Therapy Advocates, Los Gatos

"SBDC expertise helped give my business clarity and direction and helped me to find its place in my community."

Petits Confettis, A French Immersion Pre-School, Mountain View

“I found the counseling and support from my Business Advisor, Jenny Huang, immensely beneficial. She was professional and gave me much more than a 'helicopter view' on my business.”

42TEK, Silicon Valley

"Meeting with [Anne Wenzel], and being able to talk to someone who had an independent consultancy, who also has had to deal with marketing, contracts and making sales, really helped me develop the framework for my business."

Communication Academy, Cupertino

"The SBDC counselors really help us think about the bigger picture and transition my thinking from an entrepreneur to a managed organization to achieve efficiency and growth."

Mani Snacks, Los Gatos

“Dick Brown, my SBDC Business Advisor, has been incredibly helpful in helping me understand how to start and successfully grow a business in the US.”

IMTech, Fremont

"Before I began working with the SBDC, I felt like I was a hamster on a small business wheel. Now I have a clear path laid out for the future and success."

Axiom Mobile Imaging, Silicon Valley

“Karioki’s guidance has been laser sharp, and invaluable in helping us create the strategy and tactics necessary to execute on and exceed our business goals.”

ELEM3NTS, Silicon Valley

"Anne and the SBDC added a great objective professional point of view that helped my ideas to become reality."

About the Silicon Valley SBDC

We're dedicated to the success of entrepreneurs in the Greater Silicon Valley Area, which includes Santa Clara and South San Mateo Counties.

The Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center offers a wide variety of services for present and potential small business owners. Our services include no-charge expert counseling, low-cost training, information resources, events and seminars. All counseling services are confidential and free of charge.

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…

All of our Business Advisors are functional experts in their field with extensive experience in working with small businesses. All of them have run one or more small businesses of their own.

All the information you need is on this Web Site, but we recommend you start here.

View upcoming workshops in the Events box to the left.