How to Start a Small Business in San Francisco

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Name: How to Start a Small Business in San Francisco
Date: July 31, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
Event Description:
Learn the basics of successful entrepreneurship.

So, you have an idea for a business.
Now what?
We can help you decide whether and how to proceed.

This 2-hour workshop will define the steps to start a new small business in the City and County of San Francisco.

You will learn and understand:
  • differences between sole proprietorship, partnership, and a limited liability company. This workshop will not cover C and S corporations.
  • insurance, bonding, licenses, permits, zoning, and the registration process.
  • how to access various free resources available to the small business community in San Francisco. These resources will give you additional guidance in starting and growing your new business.
**This is an in-person workshop during which we will observe social distancing. Those fully vaccinated do not need a mask. For those not vaccinated we request that you mask in consideration of others.**
Self-Help Federal Credit Union
2430 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Date/Time Information:
Sat, July 31, 2021
9 to 11 am
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