Other Business Resources


Federal Resources USA Business
USA implements a "no wrong door" approach for small businesses and exporters by using technology to quickly connect businesses to the services and information relevant to them, regardless of where the information is located or which agency's website, call center, or office they go to for help.
Website: business.usa.gov
Central Contractor Registration (CCR) The official, FREE on-line contractor registrant database for the U.S. Federal Government.
Website: dsbs.sba.gov/dsbs

DELTEK\INPUT INPUT powers Deltek's information solutions with unparalleled coverage of Federal, state and local Government contracting opportunities which includes the GovWin "matching" and "scoring" products.
Website: govwin.com/home

E-Pipeline A cost based service for federal contracting opportunity research and business intelligence.
Website: www.epipeline.com

A tool created to assist U.S. businesses in accessing international markets by providing the resources necessary to export. Website: export.gov

Federal Business Opportunities (FEDBIZOPS) A free web-based portal which allows vendors to review Federal Procurement Opportunities over $25,000.
Website: www.fbo.gov

A central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards. Grants.gov does not provide personal financial assistance.
Website: www.grants.gov

Health Coverage Guide, Small Business Majority
Health Coverage Guide provides small business owners and advisors all the necessary resources for offering health insurance coverage. This includes: cost estimates, tax savings, coverage options, legal rights and more.
Website: healthcoverageguide.org

IBM Supplier Connect Portal
A FREE Web-based portal where large enterprise members help enable the connection of small businesses to their supply chains and to their Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, aiding their potential of becoming suppliers and promoting business and job growth. Website: www.supplier-connection.net

ITA.gov Works to improve the global business environment and helps U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad by strengthening competitiveness, promoting trade and ensuring fair trade through its Broad range of services and programs.
Website: http://trade.gov

Los Angeles District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA Los Angeles District Office offers financing, contracting, and technical assistance to small business in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties.
Website: www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3099

Online manufacturing community where Buyers and suppliers connect, exchange information and do business. Opportunities available as of June 2011 total $57 million.
Website: www.mfg.com

National Minority Supplier Diversity Council The National Minority Supplier Development Council's primary objective is to provide a direct link between corporate America and minority-owned businesses.
Website: www.nmsdc.org/nmsdc 

System for Award Management (SAM)
A FREE portal sponsored by the Small Business Administration, used for entering and searching small business sources that want to do business with the Federal Government
Website: www.sam.gov

SelectUSA.gov Seeks to highlight the many advantages the United States offers as a location for business.
Website: selectusa.commerce.gov

A free on-line resource for the U.S. Federal Government with expansive A-Z index of content and resource for businesses and non-profits.
Website: www.usa.gov

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State of California Resources California Business Development Center (SBDC)
The California SBDC Program is dedicated to helping small business owners and entrepreneurs through professional consulting, low-cost or free seminars and conferences.
Website: californiasbdc.org

Small Business California
Small Business California is a non-partisan business advocacy organization with the agenda to translate concerns of California small businesses into government action.
Website: www.smallbusinesscalifornia.org/resources.htm

California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
The GO-Biz, created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., offers services to business owners such as: attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and more.
Website: business.ca.gov

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City of Los Angeles Resources
Los Angeles Business Virtual Network (LABAVN)
A free service provided by the City of Los Angeles and the Mayor's Office of Economic Development. View and download information about all contractual opportunities offered by the City of Los Angeles in one convenient location as well as find up-to-date certified sub-contractors to complement your project bid. Our goal is to have your business grow in the City of Los Angeles.
Website: www.labavn.org

Los Angeles Works: Office of Economic and Business Policy
The official website of the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Business Policy (OEBP), the Los Angeles Works site provides start-up and small business owners business resources to start or grow their businesses. Resources include: local incentives, financing, permits, taxes and registration, real estate and zoning, contracting, employment resources, and more.
Website: www.losangelesworks.org

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