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Cucina della Cucina, San Fernando, COC SBDC Client

Increased Profitability + Obtained Equipment Loan

SBDC’s in coordination with federal, state, local and private sector resources, deliver business management and operations assistance to small businesses. We provide business owners with assistance in business planning, management, marketing, sales, procurement, and strategic planning as well as access to financing. There are eight SBDC service centers in the LA Regional Network that offer low-cost business training and no cost one-on-one consulting services. Please note that each center maintains its own client onboarding process and its own local workshop schedule.

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Free & Low-Cost Business Help

Each center within the LA SBDC Network provides its own unique calendar of training and no cost consulting services tailored to the needs of their local business communities.

SBDC Services by Business Stage



  • Business Planning
  • Financial Projection
  • Exploratory Funding
  • Lease Negotiation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Bookkeeping
  • State and Federal Tax Setup and Preparation
  • Web Development
  • Merchant Account Services
  • Franchise Purchase

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New Business

  • Financial Packaging
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Cash Flow Management and Financial Statement Preparation
  • Brand Creation and Development
  • Competitive Assessment
  • Target Market and Customer Identification
  • Marketing Channel Identification, Implementation, and Measurement

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Growing Business

  • Rebranding and Market Identification
  • Advanced Web Development (Shopping Cart, SEO, Email Segmentation, etc.)
  • Tax and Accounting Preparation
  • Government Procurement and Certification
  • Financial Packaging Assistance
  • Hiring
  • New Employees
  • Permitting, Product Pricing, Succession Planning
  • Franchise Development
  • International Trade (Importing/Exporting)
  • Specialized assistance by industry

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International Trade

The LA SBDC Network can assist you create a new, thriving stream of revenue or grow your international operations with the assistance of our expert trade consultants throughout our network. We can assist in identifying viable markets and quality products, help you with compliance, logistics,negotiation, finance and more. In addition, our partnerships with the U.S. Commercial Service and the Southern California District Export Council (DEC) give our clients exclusive access to the most experienced trade professionals in our region to assist with even the most unique trade issues.

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