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Listed below are resources to help budding entrepreneurs develop and grow their ideas. They include volunteer and governmental organizations dedicated to the development of small business and a reading list for those just getting started or looking for the answer to that nagging question.
UC Berkeley and Bay Area Incubators and Resources
San Francisco Bay Area Organizations
The African Network Entrepreneurship Site
The Alameda County Small Business Development Center
Astia (formerly Women’s Technology Cluster)
Berkeley Startup Cluster
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
San Francisco Small Business Development Center
Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center
On-Line Resources, Columns and Blogs
“Opportunities” with Peter Fiske (Berkeley MBA ’02)
“Top-10 Most Common Intellectual Property Rights Mistakes During Venture Capital Due Diligence” by Dennis Fernandez, Managing Partner at Fernandez & Associates LLP
Lester Center Suggested Reading List
Take advantage of the unrivaled selection of Bay Area events for entrepreneurs. Some great places to look include TechCrunch events and the StartupDigest email list. Meetup.com is a great place to find local entrepreneurs events, including Biotech, Energy Innovators, Web Technology, Mobile Technology, Cleantech and Renewable Energy meetups near Berkeley.