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GO-Biz Highlights California’s Small and Large Manufacturers Making a Difference in California’s Economy

October 6, 2017 marks Manufacturing Day 2017

California Receives $500,000 to Boost Small Business Exports

The funding is part of the STEP program and will help increase export activities in foreign markets including China, Europe, Southeast Asia, and Mexico.

California Leads the Nation in Fastest Growing Companies, According to Inc.

670 California companies rank among Inc.’s 5000 List

GO-Biz Awards Lean 6-Sigma Efficiency Certificates to 20 State Officials Across 16 State Departments

Program Helps Make State Government More User Friendly and Improve Business Climate

GO-Biz Announces $2.9 Million Federal Award to Bolster Cybersecurity Resilience and Innovation

Funds will also support business commercialization and diversification efforts and worker re-training opportunities 

North Hollywood High School Wins California Cyber Innovation Challenge Competition at Cal Poly

Sixteen Teams of High School Students Competed in Simulated Cybersecurity Challenges

GO-Biz Hosting Statewide High School Cybersecurity Competition at Cal Poly June 24-25

Sixteen Teams of High School Students Competing in Simulated Cybersecurity Challenges for Top Honors 

GO-Biz Committee Approves $62.8 Million In Tax Credits For 87 Companies Adding Over 6,400 Jobs In California

“The California Competes Tax Credit continues to encourage companies from around the world to locate, expand and add good paying jobs in California,” said Will Koch, GO-Biz Chief Deputy Director.

State Hosts First Ever Select California Investment Summit to Attract Chinese Foreign Direct Investment

California economic development and business representatives pitched their regions and projects as destinations for new foreign direct investment to a group of 22 Chinese investors focused on clean tech, water innovation, sustainable development, zero emission vehicles, and more.

GO-Biz Hosting 28 Workshops for Businesses Interested in Applying for Over $200 Million in Tax Credits

This program is open to any business planning to create new full-time jobs in the state, regardless of size or location. Since 2014, GO-Biz has allocated $492.5 million to 688 companies projected to create 70,747 new jobs and $14.4 billion in new investments.

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