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SBDC Business Bootcamp ’24

July 19
3:00 pm
- August 9
6:00 pm

Silicon Valley SBDC Business Bootcamp

Friday, July 5 / July 12 / July 19 / July 26, 2024

3:00 – 6:00 pm

This is a virtual event.

Participate in this introductory course which provides basic knowledge of the business startup process as facilitated by the Silicon Valley SBDC. The course will focus on the startup process, through a 4-week program consisting of 3 hours of dedicated time each week, including 90 minutes of classroom training and 60 minutes of work with a no-fee consultant provided by Silicon Valley SBDC Network. Learners are expected to complete all 4 classes, complete a business plan, and launch their business.

This program will go over a foundational, comprehensive knowledge base covering:

  • Ideation and Concept Feasibility
  • The SBDC Network & Center
  • Business Entities
  • Business Licensing & Permits
  • Business Insurance
  • Elements of a Business Plan
  • Budgeting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Taxes
  • Human Resources
  • Networking
  • And other salient elements of starting a business.

The registrant can expect to be ready to finish a business plan with an SBDC Advisor, receive a certification of completion from the SBDC, and launch their business. Additionally, as the program is highly interactive, to network with their colleagues and hopefully, collaborate in the future.

Zoom Link and course orientation will be provided with registration confirmation.


Dr. Pablo Paredes Romero

Dr. Pablo Paredes Romero is a Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at California State University-Stanislaus and Visiting Professor of Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, International Business, and Management at Menlo College in Atherton, CA.

He is a Latinx small business owner who grew up in Puerto Rico, and a People Operations, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior/Development consultant, and professional coach. He specializes in serving small Latinx businesses in the Central Valley, Bay Area, and South Florida.

In his over 25-year career, he has served organizations practicing directorial level and strategic HR, on both the East and West Coasts, in industries as diverse as Intermodal Transportation & Freight, Retail Distribution, Recruitment & Staffing, Ornamental Horticulture, Supermarkets, and Direct Marketing.




July 19</br>3:00 pm
August 9</br>6:00 pm



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