Shasta-Cascade Updates

Coming Up: our 5th Annual Capital Summit


• Two panels featuring local small business resources and funders
• Free event, February 23, 9:15-Noon, The IOOF Hall, 1435 Butte St., Redding
(coffee and refreshments)

REDDING, CA, February 7, 2022 — If you have a business – or are thinking of starting one – and are looking for financing, there’s a free event coming up that you won’t want to miss.

The Shasta-Cascade Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host its 5th annual Capital Summit on February 23rd starting at 9:15 am at the IOOF Hall in downtown Redding. The doors will open at 8:30 for coffee, refreshments and networking. Admission is free and open to all, but seating is limited and pre-registration (at is strongly encouraged.

This will be your chance to speak with traditional and alternative business funding sources, including banks, investors, and alternative sources of capital.

The program will include Q and A sessions with local banks, investors, economic and community development organizations, alternative lenders, the Small Business Administration and the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz).

The event is sponsored by VIVA Downtown Redding and the Better Business Bureau of Northeast California and will include representatives from Shasta Angels, Superior California Economic Development, Socotra Capital, the Women’s Business Center at JEDI, Cornerstone Community Bank, Members 1st Credit Union, the Small Business Administration, CDC Small Business Finance, California Statewide CDC, the California Governor’s GO-Biz office and others.

Coffee and refreshments are included for free at this no-cost event. Register now on our website,


About the Shasta-Cascade SBDC: Over the years, the Shasta-Cascade Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has helped small businesses in Shasta and Trinity Counties secure over $40 million in funding and increase their annual sales by over $50 million. During that time, our clients have started over 200 new businesses and created over 1,200 new jobs. The SBDC is a program of Cal-Poly Humboldt University and is mostly funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). In addition to workshops and trainings (such as the Capital Summit), SBDC advisors work with business clients in confidential, no-cost, one-on-one relationships by offering their guidance and expertise to help build better businesses.