Future Forward Business Ignitor Course


Sierra Commons and the Sierra SBDC bring you the Future Forward Business Ignitor Course As Fall approaches, changes to our local economy are accelerating. The end of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and shifting job market dynamics are leading many people to reevaluate their personal and professional priorities. Entrepreneurship may now be the best option for those working towards a [...]

Digital Marketing Hour: YouTube Marketing 101


YouTube is the second largest search engine and also a valuable tool for individuals, organizations and businesses to organize, manage, and promote their videos as part of their marketing content. Over the two hours together, our presenter will demonstrate live: How to create a “brand” YouTube Account and customize your Channel. The features available through YouTube [...]

California Resiliency & Recovery Summit


Join us as we focus on the future of equitable recovery in California About this event California's policy landscape is ever-evolving, especially post-COVID19. For our AAPI and small business communities who have weathered the storm, it can be very difficult to keep up with and understand how various changes in laws can impact their businesses. [...]


Informational Briefing: Disaster Resilience: U.S. Technology Global Forum


Overview   THIS SESSION WILL PROVIDE AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM DETAILS. ONLY U.S. COMPANIES WITH 51% or greater US CONTENT and are EXPORT READY WILL BE CONSIDERED for the actual forum. Objectives   Learn about the Disaster Resilience: U.S. Technology Global Forum Event Information Who should consider attending? U.S. cutting edge technology companies that provide solutions [...]

How R&D Tax Credits Benefit Your Business


The R&D tax credit program is one of the greatest sources of non-dilutive funding available to companies today. It reimburses up to 10% of R&D expenses, either as a tax credit for profitable companies or even as a cash refund for unprofitable startups. So, why are 80% of eligible California companies still not taking advantage [...]

USPTO resources for inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs


The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) provides a wealth of resources. Join us if you want to learn more about how to protect your intellectual property and where to get help. Learn about these various resources, many of which are free, and utilize them as you begin or continue down your path of [...]