Entrepreneurial spirit, access to capital and an educated workforce are the prime reasons that business people opt to do business in Silicon Valley. They select Mountain View based on streamlined governmental process, quality of life, proximity to other local industry including biotechnical, software and multimedia.
Small Business Resources

GeoLearning On-Demand Training - The Chamber has partnered with GeoLearning to offer Chamber members on-demand training. Build your business performance by developing knowledge. Geo On-Demand’s online training solution is self-paced and available anytime, anywhere via the Internet, so students can learn and progress as quickly as their abilities allow and take classes at their convenience. Course libraries cover the broad spectrum of business needs and are easily accessed on-demand 24x7.

Silicon Valley SCORE - In a longstanding partnership with Silicon Valley SCORE, the Chamber offers free business counseling to our members each month. A local chapter of a national organization, Silicon Valley SCORE provides free counseling and relies on 70 retired volunteers who bring with them diverse experiences in many of the area's businesses. To make an appointment, please call Doris Valladao at 650.968.8378 or

Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center - The Silicon Valley SBDC offers numerous services to small business. These services include free expert consulting services, concentrated training, information resources, multiple locations and various seminars. Please visit for more information.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Center - We have partnered up with the U.S. Chamber to offer small business members a unique resource. The U.S. Chamber Small Business Center provides access to business tools and information, as well as a directory of local, state, and federal elected officials. Whether you need a financial toolkit or want to view your representative's voting record, this is where you'll find it. For more information, visit

Federation (a program of the US Chamber) - Free to Chamber member small businesses:

  • Access to "members only" sections of the U.S. Chamber's Small Business Center
  • Discounts on products and services from the U.S. Chamber's affinity partners
  • The Chamber's e-newsletter, Weekly
  • Legislative alerts for small businesses notifying them of pressing policy initiatives*
  • The Chamber's monthly flagship publication,
  • For more information, visit
For additional resources, visit additional Small Business Resources.
Chamber of Commerce Mountain View
580 Castro Street | Mountain View, California 94041
Phone: 650.968.8378 | Fax: 650.968.5668

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