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Business Services

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The Sonoma County Economic Development Board is focused on making your business a success. Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand, we've got you covered!

Whether you just need a quick answer to a business start-up question, or you'd like help with the entire process of starting or growing your business, we are just a phone call away. Call our Business Assistance Team for access to all our services, plus information about other business resources in Sonoma County that can help your business.

What can we help you with?

Ten Steps to Start Your Business

Get your business started by following these 10 steps. Learn about business tips and resources.

Finance Your Business

Learn about traditional and alternative financing options for businesses.

Develop Your Business

Find your target market in Sonoma County, expand your customer list, and understand current trends in your industry with our business development tools.

Expand Your Business

Planning the next stage for your company. Let us help your business stay and grow in Sonoma County.

Find Employees

Recruit qualified employees and learn about on the job training funds.

SoCo Launch - Business Disaster Assistance

Prepare your business for natural disasters and learn about business recovery resources available during times of disaster.

Business Resource Directory

Get in touch with organizations that provide free or low-cost business mentoring services and workshops in Sonoma County.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Check out most commonly asked questions from people starting a business in Sonoma County.

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Request Free Business Assistance

To start accessing the EDB's FREE services, please fill out the Business Services Form (Formulario de Registro de Cliente Empresarial). If you have any technical issues with completing the form, please call (707) 565-7170. 

Asistencia a Negocios en Español o  (707) 565-6402: Su primera parada en obtener información acerca de cómo iniciar o expandir su negocio. 

Service Request Form Formulario de AdmisiĆ³n del Programa de Servicios Empresariales