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CRB Knowledge Base

At California Republic Bank, your success is our goal and we believe that we offer more than just unparalleled banking services; we are your partners and an integral part of the community in which we serve.

CRB designed this convenient knowledge base with you in mind.  It contains valuable resources to give you daily business news, insights and articles of interest.

Please be aware that although we are providing you with these links, these websites fall out of our control and as such if you choose to link to these sites we accept no responsibility for their privacy or security.  For this reason, please be sure to review the privacy policy of each site before providing them with any personal information.  Please also note that we do not guarantee any of the products, information or recommendations that these sites provide.

Daily Resources

Entrepreneur magazine is the premier source for everything small business. Get the latest small business information in the latest issue of Entrepreneur Magazine with the latest news, trends and ideas for business owners and entrepreneurs.
www.entrepreneur.com
http://feeds.feedburner.com/entrepreneur/latest/

Inc Magazine is a magazine for growing companies with advice, tools, and services that help your small business grow.
www.inc.com
http://www.inc.com/rss/blog/staff-blog.xml

Fortune Magazine is a magazine full of daily advice and news for small businesses.
http://rss.cnn.com/rss/magazines_fsb.rss

Start Up Nation shares tips and advice for new businesses.
http://www.startupnation.com

OCBJ – Orange County Business Journal is a weekly print and online newspaper covering business in Orange County.
http://www.ocbj.com/

LA Business Journal is a weekly publication focused on a wide range of issues in the local economy. LABJ offers economic reports and company profiles amongst other tools for business owners.
http://www.labusinessjournal.com/

Small Business Trends is a trends website for small business and entrepreneurship where they track trends in every industry.
http://smallbiztrends.com/

Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner provides a free collection of over 1600 videos and podcasts, featuring lectures by several entrepreneurial thought leaders.
http://ecorner.stanford.edu/

Reviews on products and services of interest to entrepreneurs,
http://feeds.feedburner.com/inc/channel/the-goods-your-business-toolbox

Roundup of business news from across Los Angeles County.
http://feeds.bizjournals.com/bizj_losangeles

Daily banking news from around the country.
http://feeds.bizjournals.com/industry_2

Federal Government Resources
Small Business Administration (SBA) is the U.S. government agency that offers financial, technical and management assistance to small businesses. Use this website to access its programs for starting or running a business, for regulatory information, tutorials, and SBA office locations.  It also provides links to other useful sites.
http://www.sba.gov

Minority Business Development Agency, tasked with facilitating the growth of new and existing minority owned businesses.  It has a searchable database of minority-owned businesses, new business opportunities, business resources and MBDA office locations.
http://www.mbda.gov

Small Business Administration is endeavoring to encourage and support women entrepreneurs. It maintains a set of links to sites for prospective and current small business owners.
http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/onlinewbc/index.html

Federal Government provides a number of links to business-related governmental agencies and policies.
http://www.business.gov

Local Small Business Assistance

The local Small Business Development Center that services the greater Los Angeles region is housed at the College of the Canyons, with representatives spread across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, Antelope and Conejo Valleys.  In addition to providing individualized counseling free of charge, they also host a variety of workshops dedicated to growing and maintaining a successful business.
http://www.sbdc4biz.org

The San Fernando Valley Economic Development Center was developed in order to assist local business owners in obtaining financing and training that they need to succeed in their businesses. Established in 1976, they are a leading resource for any
growing business.
http://www.vedc.org

SCORE Los Angeles provides free counseling and workshops from retired business leaders in a variety of industries and expertise areas.
http://www.scorela.org

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Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.

Samuel Johnson