Business Assistance

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!

Starting a Business?

Starting a business involves making many key decisions, both financially and legally. More Info

Relocating or Expanding a Business?

Are you looking to relocate or expand your business in California and need some guidance on where to start? Go Here

International Trade & 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

Need Financial Assistance?

Through partnerships with local organizations and state programs, California helps small business owners access the funding they need to manage their businesses. More Info

Closing a Business?

Closing your business in California involves terminating the business entity's legal existence. Close Out

Emergency Preparedness and Recovery

Businesses seeking assistance with disaster recovery and preparedness can access State and Federal resources.Learn More

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About Us

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as California’s single point of contact for economic development and job creation efforts.  GO-Biz partnered with the State's Information Technology Leadership Academy 22 to create this website.