How to Start a Business in Sonoma County

Mar 7 12:00 pm — 2:00 pm

Event Details

Opening a business requires knowledge that goes beyond the talent needed to envision a business.

You’ll need to know the key steps to minimize errors that cost money & time and start you on the path to success.

Join us for eight sessions to prepare for your business launch

This eight session training will help you navigate the steps to launch a successful business.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Honing your concept & business model
  • Financing your startup
  • Planning location & contracts
  • Permits & licenses required
  • Taxes & bookkeeping practices
  • Human resources requirements
  • Managing your business

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion when they successfully complete the class.

How to Start a Business in Sonoma County is available in English and in Spanish.

About this Training

The 8 session training is part of Sonoma SBDC’s Business Startup Masterclass Series.

Learn about the Startup Masterclass

The information provided in this webinar and any supplementary materials provided to registrants are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. No registrant should act or fail to act on the basis of any material contained in this webinar without obtaining proper financial, legal or other professional advice specific to their situation. The Northern CaliforniaSmall Business Development Center, and its host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the information presented in this webinar. By registering for this webinar you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, accept and agree to the above disclaimer and that under no circumstances shall the Northern California Small Business Development Center or it’s host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information.

8 Sessions: March 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
In English | Online via Zoom

About the Instructor

Sonoma SBDC Business Advisor Adriana Lopéz Vermut was the owner of Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen in Napa, which she grew to three locations.

Her business was recognized on the Food Network with Guy Fieri on “Diners, Drive In’s, and Dives.”

Adriana has extensive experience opening food businesses, managing operations, and marketing, developing different channels to monetize the concept, with sales in a store, on the Internet, farmer’s markets, delivery and catering.

Adriana López Vermut