Business and Entrepreneurship DSN – North and East Bay


Preparing and Proposal for RJV or other Strong Workforce Program Funds Year 3/2019-20:

Reach out to your Business and Entrepreneurship DSN by 12/31/18 if you have an idea for a regional project surrounding supporting entrepreneurs. Your DSNs are also funding the following three projects for 2019-2020 so let us know if you have an interest in participating in these growing communities of practice where DSNs offer matching funds and additional support:
  • Entrepreneurship in Makerspaces 
  • Freelance/Online “GIG” work
  • Supporting Business Advisors in the Classroom/Entrepreneur in Residence models, etc.

Upcoming Events

Previous Events

Wed. Sept. 19-Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, GO WEST! Making, Inventing, & Entrepreneurship: New Pathways & New Opportunities, Hyatt Regency SF Airport, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame. Click here for details & registration, Limited funding for registration fees available, Contact: Colleges Gabriela Sapp at (SW Bay Area Colleges) or Molly Stuart at, (North/EB Bay Area College) by July 31st. 

Saturday, May 5th, 2018 Bay Area Business Pitch Competition. 9:30 am - 1:00 pm, College of San Mateo College Center- Bldg. 10, Bayview Dining Room, Flyer , Contact: Gabriela Sapp at
Friday, June 8, 2018, Norcal Procurement Expo & Defense Supply Chain Resource Fair, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Solano Community College (Vallejo Center), 545 Columbus Parkway, Vallejo, 94591, REGISTER:, Contact: info@norcalptac, Cost: Free! Flyer 
  • Matchmaking
  • Exhibitors
  • Networking
  • Breakout Sessions

Entrepreneurship Meeting Notes & Curriculum - 2012-16 - Click HERE to view