Learn and Improve Your Business Skills
Wondering what are the best practices to launch or grow a small business? Sign up for a basic or advanced entrepreneurship program and an SFEDA member organization will help you fill in the gaps. You can also register for a marketing, finance, accounting, and countless others skills-building workshops year-round.
Get Expert Advice
Get friendly and professional business advice. No question will be too big or too small for the mentors and coaches who volunteer their time for small business entrepreneurs like you. They provide their knowledge and business experience for free so you too can win.
Are you wondering what type of loan program is right for you? Or perhaps, which fundraising channel is most appropriate for your business right now? Let an SFEDA member organization help you understand the choices available and assist you during the application process.
Build Business Relationships
If it seems like building professional relationships is not within your reach, we are here to help. We want to connect you to other local entrepreneurs through welcoming networking events, and refer you to organizations and professionals who are friendly to new and aspiring small business owners like you.
Lease or Share a Space
If you believe you are ready to give your business a permanent home, we can help you find a suitable space and assist you in the process of singing the lease. If you need expert advice to discuss your current lease, or would like to find a compatible business to share your space, we can help too.
Find a Business Incubator
If you are looking for an organization that provides both management training and working space to speed up the success of your small business, you are searching for a business incubator.
The incubator within the network of SFEDA member organizations is dedicated exclusively to food entrepreneurs, and they are a case-study trampoline for many restaurants and packaged foods businesses in San Francisco and beyond.