United States Small Business Administration
SBA’s website provides great information about
starting, financing, and managing and new business..
Cañada College Small Business Development Center
Located in Canada College, this organization provides an
out-reach program to inform the business community about
free business counseling, mentor program, low-cost seminars
and other services. The Center provides up to date, well
equipped and staffed Business Resource Center that meets
the needs of present and future business owners.
Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center
Located in San Jose, the SVSBDC is a small business assistance
organization that delivers free or low cost up-to-date training
and technical assistance in all aspects of small business
management to cities in South San Mateo and North Santa
Clara Counties. The SBDC services include, but are not limited
to, assisting small businesses with financial, marketing,
production, organization, engineering and technical problems,
and feasibility studies.
Redwood City Public Library Small Business Section
Centrally located in Redwood City, the Redwood City Public
Library’s Small Business Section is an indispensable
resource for current small business owners or those interested
in starting a small business. Hundreds of print and electronic
resources are available, from current and archived trade
magazines to direct marketing resources.
Redwood City San Mateo County Chamber Of Commerce http://www.redwoodcitychamber.com
The mission of the Redwood City, San Mateo County Chamber
of Commerce is to promote economic prosperity for the community
through business representation and advocacy with emphasis
on information, communication and education.
Downtown Business Group
The Redwood City Downtown Business Group is an association
of downtown businesses and stakeholders to cohesively make
the downtown a successful place for businesses. The Group
provides networking opportunities and access to resources
such as volunteer services for free advice on marketing,
store design, or financial matters as well as sponsoring events to attract people to the Downtown.
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) http://www.score.org
SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business"
is a source of free and confidential small business advice
to help you build your business—from idea to start-up
to success. The SCORE Association, headquartered in Washington,
D.C., is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneurial
education and the formation, growth and success of small
SCORE’s extensive, national network of 10,500 retired
and working volunteers provide free business counseling
and advice as a public service to all types of businesses,
in all stages of development.
Seaport Industrial Association
A business association of industrial companies in connection
with the Port of Redwood City committed to enhancing the
business environment at the Port.