California launches campaign to boost small business in pandemic

Jul 8, 2020 | CalOSBA, News Article

By Carla Marinucci, Politico PRO

“Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery announced Wednesday it’s launching a consumer campaign to help boost California’s small businesses ‘bridge the digital divide’ and reach new customers during the Covid-19 pandemic. The effort includes partnership with industry giants including Google, Nextdoor and UPS, which have signed on to ‘help small business improve their online presence’ with a new website aimed at connecting businesses with consumers in their local communities.” Click here to read the Politico PRO article.

About GO-Biz
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as the State of California’s leader for job growth and economic development efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more. For more information visit the GO-Biz website.

About CalOSBA
The Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) helps support economic growth and innovation by working to ensure that California’s small businesses and entrepreneurs have the information, tools and resources they need to plan, launch, manage and grow their businesses successfully and be resilient. The CalOSBA serves to elevate their voices in state government and to advocate on their behalf to help ensure all aspiring and current small business owners and entrepreneurs are provided with the opportunity to access capital, access markets, and connect to the networks and resources they need to succeed. For more information visit the website.

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