Small Business Development

San Mateo County Libraries is looking for aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs to participate in our exciting new small business development workshop program called CO.STARTERS!

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Would you like to work with experienced entrepreneurs in gaining greater understanding on how to make your business succeed and grow?

Are you an experienced entrepreneur? Would you like to share your experience starting and running a business with the next generation of entrepreneurs?

SMCL launched our first entrepreneurial cohort program CO.STARTERS in May 2016. This program brings aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs together for a series of workshops designed to share skills necessary to succeed in starting a small business.

Being a Participant

Working with local entrepreneurs and fellow aspiring entrepreneurs, participants in CO. STARTERS will gain the knowledge and perspective necessary to turn a passion in a sustainable and thriving endeavor.

Being a Mentor/Facilitator

We also seek experienced entrepreneurs who are passionate about giving back to the San Mateo County business community. If you are interested in sharing hard-earned experience and entrepreneurial wisdom with aspiring entrepreneurs, then we invite you to be a leader in our CO.STARTERS program. Program leaders will serve as facilitators and mentors for this exciting program.

We are currently recruiting participants and facilitators for our next cohort scheduled for Fall 2017!

Are you ready to make your business dreams into reality as a participantopens a new window?

Are you ready to lead the next generation of San Mateo County entrepreneurs as a mentor/facilitatoropens a new window?


Ask us through email.