North Coast SBDCEureka and Crescent City California

Help Exiting Your Business

A smart entrepreneur plans their exit from day one...

Whether it's in three years or ten now is a good time to prepare your business for your departure. Here's how we help:

Business Succession Conference - May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm. Get on the mailing list to be notified once registration opens: contact Center Director Leila Roberts at or (707) 445-9720 x212
An exclusive one-day conference for business owners only. Spend the day with experts on the financial, legal, strategic, and management aspects of a smart exit. Take home a reality check and your draft exit plan. Then work out the rest with the help of you your no-cost, confidential business advisor during the Business Succession Program. 

Business Succession Program 2018

June - December 2018. Get on the mailing list to be notified once applications open: contact Center Director Leila Roberts at or (707) 445-9720 x212

Our region contains a growing number of business owners who are approaching “business exit”, but haven’t yet figured out the strategy that best meets their business strategy, financial needs, and personal values. The six-month 2018 Business Succession Program supports owners who need engineering a sound exit within the next several years, whether it’s selling to new owners or transferring to inheritors. This works best for those who come to the one-day Business Succession conference. You get:

  • 10+ hours of confidential, no cost, individualized business advising.
  • A customized six-month learning program, with confidential peer support network.

One-to-one Business Advising 

Sit down with a seasoned SBDC consultant to engineer a smart business exit. Get serial entrepreneurs on our team who have been through this more than once. Sign up for advising today at
Deep thanks to The Headwaters Fund for funding the Business Succession Conference and Program!
Headwaters Fund

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.
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Funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the California Governors Office for Business and Economic Development, and other private and public partners;  and nationally accredited by the association of SBDCs.