I have been working with companies across the Bay Area for many years. Santa Cruz has had four companies—run by very independent thinking and talented business owners—come through my PROPEL Small Business Growth Programs. One of them is Sara Isenberg who publishes Santa Cruz Tech Beat (SCTB). I just wrote an article in in SCTB that I think will be useful for very independent-minded entrepreneurs--check it out here.
There are many routes to growing a business. Being a tech entrepreneur and creating your own startup is big in the Bay Area. But there are many routes to growing a business. One owner is Julia Gaudinski, Founder of MobileRanger, who recognized that she wanted an accessible process designed for someone who was not from the technology or business industries.
If you’re looking for a more accessible way to grow an independent or privately held business, visit my signature group program called Business Growth Studios here.
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