Business Mentoring and Workshops

Is there something stopping you from opening or expanding your Downtown business?

There’s help available!

The resources listed below assist Downtown entrepreneurs at any stage of the way – from business plan development, to choosing a business entity, to financing, to hiring employees, to purchasing insurance, to filing taxes, to using Quickbooks, to creating a marketing strategy, and even to landing million-dollar government contracts!

You can overcome any roadblock in the way of your entrepreneurial success!

California Capital Small Business Development Center

 

This resource center, originally located in Sacramento, now has a branch here in Downtown Stockton at 445 W. Weber Ave.!

They offer FREE business start-up and development assistance for small business owners, including workshops, access to capital, and individual help.

They will assist any small business, but have a special commitment to meeting the unique needs of women entrepreneurs and women in business.

 

Contact Info:

Debbie Muramoto

916.442.1729

Cost $0

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S.C.O.R.E.

 

This non-profit offers FREE business assistance in the form of mentoring, counseling, and workshops. Entrepreneurs receive advice from experienced executives, professionals, and business owners who have been in their industry for many years.

S.C.O.R.E.  is working on the growth of its Downtown Stockton branch at 445 W. Weber Ave.

 

Contact Info:

209.946.6293

Cost: $0

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San Joaquin Delta College Small Business Development Center

 

This resource center, located at 6221 West Lane, Ste 105, Stockton, CA 95210, offers confidential business consulting and training.

They will assist you with any aspect of small business development, from starting a small business to expanding or helping with problems in an existing business.

Contact Info:

Nate McBride

[email protected]

209.954.5089

 

Cost: $0-$25 on average

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Stockton Impact Corps

 

Offering FREE expert business consulting, business plan revision, and other resources, including access to available capital that businesses and individuals need to grow and thrive.

The organization is aimed at helping under-served segments of the local population.

Contact Info:

Gene Acevedo

[email protected]

209.600.4999

Cost: $0

 

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Centro Entrepreneur Workshops

Non-profit organization offering entrepreneur workshops in both English & Spanish ONLINE in partnership with the Mexican Heritage Center and the City of Stockton.

Participants develop their own basic business plans through the use of an app, and develop their business pitches.

In 2021, they are also offering free 1:1 advising sessions for small businesses!

Check the website to learn the dates of upcoming sessions!

August 31, 2021: 10-Session Advanced Entrepreneur Workshop in English

Contact Info:

Courtney Wood

[email protected]

650.733.8648

Cost: FREE in 2021!

 

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Main Street Launch

 

Main Street Launch offers workshops for entrepreneurs, as well as financing opportunities.

Contact Info:

Richard Morris

[email protected]

209.637.5589

Cost: $0 for workshops

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