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Our ever-expanding pre-recorded webinar series provides a great selection of expert insights to help you with your business. 

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Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic - April 14

A close look at how to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program and details on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund are among topics of this week’s free webinar presented by the Small Business Devel...

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Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic - April 7

How employers can claim the Employee Retention Tax Credit, and SBA’s $16 billion Shuttered Venue Operators Grant portal opening are among topics of this week’s ON DEMAND free webinar presented by t...

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Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic - March 31, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden discusses recent sole proprietorship changes to the Paycheck Protection Program and strategies to locate and serve newly eligible businesses that may have previously be...

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Managing Your Small Business During the Pandemic Crisis: March 10, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden provides updates on various government business pandemic relief programs with attention to new information on the Paycheck Protection Program, sole proprietors and rest...

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Managing Your Small Business During the Pandemic Crisis: March 3, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden is joined by special guest, Keith Brice, president and CEO of Mid State Development Corporation to discuss borrower opportunities in Kern County, and the effects his co...

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Managing your small business through the Pandemic Feb 17, 2021

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden reviews the new one-page PPP forgiveness form and discusses the filing process, as well as different options and forgiveness application forms for loans less than and e...

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WEBINAR: Managing Your Small Business through the Pandemic Feb. 10

SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will provide updates on a variety of government pandemic relief programs with a focus on the Paycheck Protection Program [PPP2] first-time and second-round applicants....

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Coffee and Conversation w/ Jenny Kassan

(October 2020) Jenny Kassan, owner of Jenny Kassan Consulting, will join us this month to discuss business funding and ways to seek the right investors for your company. She will teach you the step...

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Coffee and Conversation w/ Angel Investors

(July 2020) At this month’s Coffee and Conversation, you will hear from three Angel Investors as they share their experience being part of AngelCon 2020. An angel investor (also known as a private...

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Food Service Finances…Cost & Pricing

Learn valuable tools to help control costs, track profits and losses, determine labor costs, and find COGs.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.