California Small Business Owner Highlight

While your typical person may spot a nail salon and think of manis and pedis, Robert Pancoast and Julie Tobias-Pancoast thought of pizza.

The two spent four months planning and constructing in order to transform a derelict nail salon in Walnut Creek, CA into Pancoast Pizza, a pizzeria promising to bring a slice of the East Coast to Californians.

California Events

Tue, 4 Oct 2016
1pm to 2pm

Join the Department of Labor Women's Bureau Region 9 and Small Business Majority for a webinar about high-road employer practices, including equal pay, paid leave and a host of workplace benefits programs and policies.


Event type: Healthcare, Family Medical Leave, Paid Sick Days, Workforce, Workplace Benefits Webinar
Tue, 11 Oct 2016
4 PM - 6 PM

The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons and Small Business Majority invite you to join us for this interactive event. Come learn how to navigate the funding landscape and connect with resources to help you obtain the capital you need to start and grow your business.

Location: Santa Clarita , CA
Event type: Access to Capital, Retirement Security Presentation
Wed, 12 Oct 2016
8:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Small Business Majority has partnered with the Board of Equalization.

Location: El Monte , CA
Event type: Healthcare, Family Medical Leave, Paid Sick Days Expo/Fair
Mon, 17 Oct 2016
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Are you having trouble obtaining funding for your business? Through this free workshop hosted by VEDC and Small Business Majority, we will help you navigate the funding landscape and connect you with resources to help you obtain the capital you need to start and grow your business.

Location: Van Nuys , CA
Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Tue, 18 Oct 2016
1 PM PT/ 4 PM ET

Acompáñenos a un webinar sobre la nueva ley de salud - La Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible - y lo que significa para pequeñas empresas.

Event type: Healthcare Webinar

California Research

Wed, 24 Feb 2016
CA Retirement Infographic

Small business owners support creation of a voluntary retirement savings program; believe this can help make their business more competitive

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.

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.