California Small Business Owner Highlight

At Resilient Beauty Bar in Fairfield, CA, you’ll experience a warm and inviting atmosphere where the wellbeing of the client takes priority. The proud owner, Dee Naylor, has been a beauty professional and stylist for more than fifteen years, and hopes to eventually open a second location. But her plans to expand her business are on hold, as they hinge on the future of the Affordable Care Act.

California Events

Date:
Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Time:
8-10am

Now that Congress has failed to pass legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”), many small businesses are wondering about the future of their healthcare.

Event type: Healthcare Presentation
Location: Hanford, CA
Date:
Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Time:
8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

The LA Community Advantage and Microloan Conference's goal is to connect community lenders, economic development leaders, and others that aim to strengthen LA’s small business community.

Event type: Access to Capital Conference
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date:
Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Time:
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

VEDC and Small Business Majority invite you to join us for a free workshop to help you navigate the funding landscape and finance the growth of your small business. We will focus on microloans, crowdfunding, online lenders and guarding against predatory lending.

Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Location: Reseda, CA
Date:
Sun, 10 Sep 2017
Time:
5 PM-6 PM

Join us in downtown Monterey, CA for the third annual ComCapCon!

Event type: Access to Capital, Women in Business Conference
Location: Monterey, CA
Date:
Mon, 11 Sep 2017
Time:
1:00 - 2:30 PM

SBM's Southern California Outreach Manager, Xiomara Peña will join this panel of experts to discuss the ability for entrepreneurship to play a role in creating sustainable economic structures that are accessible to small business owners from multicultural backgrounds.

Event type: Access to Capital, Women in Business Presentation
Location: Monterey, CA

California Research

Published:
Wed, 24 Feb 2016
CA Retirement Infographic

A scientific opinion poll released by AARP and Small Business Majority shows a strong majority of California small business owners support the creation of a voluntary, portable retirement savings program that would allow employees to more easily save for their financial future. What's more, small business owners believe offering such a program to their employees would give their business a competitive edge.

Published:
Fri, 23 Jan 2015

Although large employers have been expanding wellness programs in recent years, small businesses have lagged in this endeavor. Since small businesses employ nearly 50% of all private-sector workers, any comprehensive expansion of wellness and prevention efforts must include a role for this large swath of private sector employers.

Published:
Sat, 12 Apr 2014

In communities across the United States, it is the jobs small businesses provide and the consumers they serve that keep our economic recovery moving. However, this recovery is threatened when small businesses are faced with costly and frivolous lawsuits brought on by patent assertion entities—commonly referred to as patent trolls. Small Business Majority's national scientific opinion polling found small firms support patent reform legislation that would help prevent patent trolls from targeting small businesses.