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TRIC Robotics Wins 2024 Business of the Year Award

San Luis Obispo, CA - TRIC Robotics has been awarded the 2024 Cal Poly CIE Small Business Development Center (SBDC) “Business of the Year” Award for their significant business and technology achievements. 

Posted on: Thursday, May 16, 2024 - 10:59am

Seventh Annual AngelCon Pitch Competition Awards Startups a Total of $215,000 in Equity Investment

Investors award startup Nexstera Tech and Mense $215,000 in equity-backed funding while Little Feet Packaging, Inc. wins $1,560 for the Audience Choice Award at the AngelCon 2024 event. 


Posted on: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 1:34pm

Want to Start a Home Day Care Business?

Don’t wait! This is the time to start a childcare business. Nearly 23 million children ages 5 and under live in the United States, with 71% living in households in which all parents work.

Posted on: Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 5:55pm

2023 SBDC Day Luncheon was a Resounding Success

A heartfelt congratulations to the well-deserved awardees who were recognized at the 2023 SBDC Day Luncheon on 3/15/23:


Fresno County Business of the Year - Full Circle Brewing Company, Fresno, CA

Posted on: Friday, March 24, 2023 - 2:28pm

SBA Fresno District Office To Honor Local Company During National Small Business Week

The SBA Fresno District office today announced three San Joaquin Valley and Central Coast companies as 2022’s outstanding small businesses. These companies will be honored next month during National Small Business Week.

Posted on: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 4:16pm

On Demand: Remote Working

** Registration goes live Monday 3/15/2021**

Posted on: Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 11:57am

COVID-19 Resources

Out of an abundance of caution and care, the Cal Poly CIE SBDC office is currently operating virtually and are happy to serve you in the following ways: 


Register onlince for free business consulting services.

Apply online for SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Posted on: Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:45pm

Central California SBDC Regional Network is Providing Business Assistance for Companies at Risk of Closing or Impacted by the COVID-19 Outbreak


DATE: 3/23/20
CONTACT: Kurt Clark
Phone: (209) 228-3506

Posted on: Monday, March 23, 2020 - 7:48pm

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.