CA Gov't Code Section 12099.6


(a)

An iHub may do all of, but shall not be limited to, the following:

(1)

Provide counseling and technical assistance, either by direct or indirect services, in the areas of entrepreneurial business planning and management, financing, and marketing for small businesses.

(2)

Provide expert advice to entrepreneurs on starting a business, including legal requirements for starting a business and access to financing opportunities.

(3)

Conduct business workshops, seminars, and conferences with local partners including, but not limited to, state universities, state community colleges, local governments, state and federal service providers, private industry, workforce investment boards and agencies, small business development centers, microenterprise development organizations, small business service agencies, economic development organizations, and chambers of commerce.

(4)

Facilitate partnerships between innovative startup businesses, research institutions, and venture capitalists or financial institutions.

(b)

The iHubs shall, to the extent feasible, do all of the following:

(1)

Work in close collaboration with the activities of the office as its primary statewide partner.

(2)

Coordinate activities with the Employment Training Panel, the California Workforce Investment Board, the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, the University of California, the California State University, and other state economic and workforce development programs.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 12099.6’s source at ca​.gov