This week we covered the followig news stories.
The California Business Comeback Guide
California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz) has published ‘California Business Comeback guide that contains rich information about funding opportunities, relief programs, and incentives that businesses in California can avail.
$44M Wind Farm
A leading infrastructure company called “Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc.” announced one of its subsidiaries. White Construction will build a $44 million, 60 MW utility-scale wind farm in Riverside County, California. The project is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2022, with a targeted completion by the first quarter of 2023.
The project comprises of:
- Fifteen wind turbines
- Two substation and meteorological evaluation towers (METs)
- An underground electrical collector system
AmPac Business Capital
AmPac, a certified lender for the SBA (Small Business Administration) founded in 2005, launched a Growth Resource Center called ‘Entrepreneur Ecosystem’ which includes co-working space, growth resource training centers, and conference room space for entrepreneurs.
Riverside Job Fair 2022
Bank of America (BoA) has sponsored a job fair for the upcoming talent of Riverside County. The event is scheduled to be held on Thursday, January 20th at the Galleria at Tyler from 4:30 – 7:30pm.
Apart from helping students to find jobs and employers to get access to talent, the event will also help attendees to ace up their LinkedIn profiles so as to stand out among a sea of job candidates.
SBDC’s Webinar Series
SBDC will be holding a series of webinars for small businesses to become certified so that they can do business with the Department of General Services (DGS). This three-week series will be hosted every Wednesday, January 12-26, from 1-2 PM.
Inland Empire State of Entrepreneurship Report 2021
The five-year trend for the rate of new entrepreneurs shows that the Inland Empire region has a higher rate of new entrepreneurs than at the national level. The report reveals that the ‘Inland Empire lags overall in the creation of opportunity-based firms. Since 2018, the Inland Empire has been primarily driven by necessity entrepreneurship, as opportunity entrepreneurship has continuously declined during the period of 2018 – 2020; in 2020-2021 this downward trend continued‘.
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