Cal Coastal SBDCServing Monterey and San Benito Counties.
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Cal Coastal SBDC

The Cal Coastal Small Business Development Center (SBDC) promotes the development, growth and success of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in Monterey and San Benito Counties.

Whether you want to launch, grow, transition or innovate your business, we can provide expert consulting, training, market research, access to capital and other tools at low to no cost assistance. We help entrepreneurs launch companies, create and retain jobs, and attract capital investment.

The Cal Coastal SBDC is a part of the Central CA SBDC Network which since 2003 has assisted thousands of companies, from start-ups to established firms; helped to create and retain over 10,000 jobs; and created more than $435 million in loans and equity.

Find out how we can help you to start, grow and succeed!

Services for New and Existing Businesses

SBDC Constulting

Consulting

No cost professional business consulting from industry experts in finance, marketing, and more.
Business Training

Training

Intensive training, bootcamps, workshops, & events designed to strengthen businesses like yours.

Resources

A host of online resources and tools available.

Central California SBDC Spotlight

CSU Monterey Bay College of Business Senior Capstone Client Recruitment Flyer

CSU Monterey Bay - College of Business Seeks Interested Businesses

Consider these facts:

  • Each semester (spring, fall, and summer), teams of graduating seniors from the CSUMB College of Business consult with regional for-profits companies and nonprofit organizations for their Senior Capstone Projects.
  • A team of students dedicates the full semester to analyzing your firm’s operations and strategies —at no cost to you but the time you invest.
  • You interview the students and decide if the team is the right match for your firm.
  • You maintain confidentiality of information—nothing is disclosed without your approval.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.