Resources for Start Ups
Thinking about how to start a business? You’ll need funds. And a business plan. And to incorporate. Find tips and tools on these and other important elements of starting a business.Click here
10 Steps to Starting a Business
Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more.
Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce Online Learning Archives
How to Write a Business Plan
This course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan, and provides access to sample plans and resources that can help you develop a...
Legal Requirements for Small Business
As a small business owner, do you know what your federal, state and local legal obligations are? This course will give you an overview of the legal requirements of small business owners.
How to Prepare a Loan Package
This course is designed to provide a basic overview of loan packaging. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are...
Introduction to Accounting
This course is designed to provide an overview of accounting.
Marketing 101: A Guide to Winning Customers
This course is designed to provide a basic overview of marketing. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are...
Encore Entrepreneurs: An Introduction to Starting Your Own Business
This course is designed for individuals planning to start a business after earlier career endeavors.
Why not start a small business in Pittsburg!
Pittsburg’s history is rich with manufacturing success as well as the entrepreneurial sector. Companies like Pool Tables, the Kite Bar and Kymara Sports have defined Pittsburg's entrepreneurial culture. If you are thinking about starting your own business, contact the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce for various resources that can help you get started. (925) 432-7301.
Ready to start your business in Pittsburg?
Contact the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce by filling out the form below for a one on one consultation with an SBDC advisor today!
Mentor Program: Currently under development, The Chamber is piloting a mentorship program that will test the effectiveness of pairing new entrepreneurs with seasoned business veterans who can rely on their experiences starting and growing their own companies to assist these new ventures while still in the early stages of developmen (Coming in 2016).
Community Entities Assisting Entrepreneurs
Collaboration is a basic value in the Pittsburg region. Several other organizations partner together to provide services that assist entrepreneurs as they startup companies.
JFK University Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership provides a training ground for entrepreneurs. At the Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership (IEL), we customize our services to fit precisely with what entrepreneurs need, when they need it. We help them achieve their goals.
"Whether you are a new entrepreneur with a great idea or an experienced small business owner, choose what is right for you. We will work together to create, build and grow your business."