Start, Grow & Sustain

Your one-stop resource for businesses


Plan a Business

Is owning a business right for you? Where do you start? We provide a Step by Step guide to researching and starting a business.

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What business structure is best for me? We help you compare and navigate the crucial decision of determining the right structure for your business needs.

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Do you find the financial responsibilities of owning your own business daunting? We’ll teach you about funding options, managing cash flow and saving for the future.

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Manage & Grow

Need ideas to grow your business? We’ll show you how to utilize business planning, marketing, and technology to achieve your goals.

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Business Deals and Business Analysis

Business Resource Referral

Evaluate Basic Needs Level. Identify Potential Mentors. Consider Financial Needs. Evaluate Location Needs. Evaluate Employee Needs. Consider Marketing Knowledge. Corporate / Government Procurement Interest. Import / Export Interest. And much more. Guide Me

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What's New

Santa Clara County Returned to Orange Tier 3/24/2021

COVID-19 Update

As of Wednesday, March 24, 2021, Santa Clara County moved back into the Orange Tier of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. More businesses and leisure activities can re-open, indoor operations are extended and some restrictions on gatherings are reduced. For a summary of allowed activities from the City of San Jose’s Office of Economic Development, see the posting from SJEconomy

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Calendar of Events

Find the Latest BOS Events

November 28, 2022 has arranged with the following sources to list all of the events from our great partners as well as link with a variety of other organizations that have stepped forward during this time. 

SJPL Works

SJ Economy (City of San Jose Office of Economic Development)

You can even view some recorded webinars on the SJEconomy Youtube Channel

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