Whether you are interested in starting and growing your business, finding applicable incentives or looking for financial assistance to operate your business, the California Business Portal is here to help!
Start a Business
Starting a business involves making many key decisions, both financially and legally. Learn More
Relocate or Expand Your Business
Are you looking to relocate or expand your business in California and need some guidance on where to start. Learn More
International Trade and Investment
International trade and investment are crucial to California’s economic growth. The State offers assistance for businesses looking to export and import goods and services and offers innovative programs to encourage foreign direct investment in California. Learn More
Incentives and Financing
Through partnerships with local organizations and state programs, California helps small business owners access the funding they need to manage their businesses. Learn More
Emergency Preparedness and Recovery
Businesses seeking assistance with disaster recovery and preparedness can access State and Federal resources. Learn More
Close a Business
Closing your business in California involves terminating the legal existence of the business entity by dissolving, surrendering, or canceling the business. Learn More
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The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as the State of California's leader for job growth and economic development efforts. GO-Biz partnered with the State's Information Technology Leadership Academy 22 to create the California Business Portal.