Doing Business in San Jose

Learn how to plan, start, and grow your business from City departments and business assistance partners. 

If you are ready to start up or scale up a business in Silicon Valley, working with a certified SBDC & AnewAmerica Business advisors, City and BOS staff can make a huge difference in the time and resources it takes to reach your goal. We'd love to help you grow your vision and work on pressing problems or opportunities like: 

  • Getting through the startup phase
  • Planning & permitting
  • Securing a business loan
  • Finding equity capital
  • Scaling up to meet new demand
  • Increasing sales

Services available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Free registration at:

Presented by the City of San José, America's SBDC, AnewAmerica, Business Owner Space, and SJPL Works.


5:00 pm – 5:10 pm   

       Registration & Welcome - BusinessOwnerSpace

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm

      Business Insurance - SBDC

5:40 pm – 6:10 pm

      Access to Capital - SBDC        

6:10 pm - 6:40 pm

      Navigating City's Permit Processes - City of San Jose Small Business Ally                                                

6:40 pm - 6:50 pm    

      Business Tax Certificate - City of San Jose Finance Department           

6:50 pm – 7:00 pm     

      Wrap Up & Networking


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Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Cambrian Branch Library
1780 Hillsdale Ave San José, CA 95124

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