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Entrepreneurship & Small Business Research Guide




Starting a Business

  • Guidance from the California Secretary of State

Business Quick Start Guides

  • Covers popular main-street type businesses (e.g., restaurants) in California


  • Required permits by city/county and business type

Starting a business, Marina

  • City of Marina official webpage

Starting your business, Monterey

  • Official city of Monterey webpage

Starting a new business, Seaside

  • City of Seaside official webpage


Prototype manufacturers

  • Manufacturers of product design prototypes