California Small Business Owner Highlight

With a kitschy-cool name, a refined artisan product and recipes handed down from an old Irish family cookbook, Claire Keane has created a standout business in the already crowded kitschy-cool/artisan San Francisco market.

ClaireSquares brings the city by the Bay handcrafted Irish sweet treats, inspired by Keane’s mother and the recipes they used to bake when she was a child back in County Cork.

California Events

Date:
Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Time:
8:30am-9:30am

Thinking about starting a crowdfunding campaign to fund your venture or your next great idea?

Crowdfunding is an innovative fundraising alternative that marries social media and finance, opening up new options for entrepreneurs to raise capital for their businesses.

Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Location: Pittsburg, CA
Date:
Sat, 12 Aug 2017
Time:
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

 

Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Location: Reseda, CA
Date:
Wed, 16 Aug 2017
Time:
5:30 - 7:30 PM

VEDC and Small Business Majority invite you to join us for a free workshop to help you navigate the funding landscape and finance the growth of your small business. We will focus on microloans, crowdfunding, online lenders and guarding against predatory lending.

Event type: Access to Capital, Retirement Security Presentation
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Date:
Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Time:
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

VEDC and Small Business Majority invite you to join us for a free workshop to help you navigate the funding landscape and finance the growth of your small business. We will focus on microloans, crowdfunding, online lenders and guarding against predatory lending.

Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Location: Reseda, CA
Date:
Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Time:
6 PM -5 PM

Join us in downtown Monterey, CA for the third annual ComCapCon!

Event type: Access to Capital, Women in Business, Crowdfunding Conference
Location: Monterey, CA

California Research

Published:
Wed, 24 Feb 2016
CA Retirement Infographic

A scientific opinion poll released by AARP and Small Business Majority shows a strong majority of California small business owners support the creation of a voluntary, portable retirement savings program that would allow employees to more easily save for their financial future. What's more, small business owners believe offering such a program to their employees would give their business a competitive edge.

Published:
Fri, 23 Jan 2015

Although large employers have been expanding wellness programs in recent years, small businesses have lagged in this endeavor. Since small businesses employ nearly 50% of all private-sector workers, any comprehensive expansion of wellness and prevention efforts must include a role for this large swath of private sector employers.

Published:
Sat, 12 Apr 2014

In communities across the United States, it is the jobs small businesses provide and the consumers they serve that keep our economic recovery moving. However, this recovery is threatened when small businesses are faced with costly and frivolous lawsuits brought on by patent assertion entities—commonly referred to as patent trolls. Small Business Majority's national scientific opinion polling found small firms support patent reform legislation that would help prevent patent trolls from targeting small businesses.