Small Business

Wallet creators to begin Kickstarter campaign

A pair of brothers from Fresno are preparing a crowd-funding campaign for their product, the Clover Wallet.A pair of brothers from Fresno plan to launch a Kickstarter campaign next month to help garner support for their latest entrepreneurial endeavor.

Black chamber names legislative award winners

The Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of its Legislative Awards, to be honored at a Feb. 6 reception.

Derrel’s newest Visalia location a decade in the making

Derrel’s Mini Storage is building a third location in Visalia to be located near a residential area. It took nearly 11 years to get approval to start building. It should be open by summer 2016.With its 55th facility under construction in Visalia, Derrel’s Mini Storage of Fresno further cements its reputation as the largest self-storage company in the Central Valley.

Fresno Liberty Tax stores to host 'Taxapalooza' Jan. 7

A couple of Fresno Liberty Tax Service locations will be hosting "Taxapalooza" Jan. 7, offering free food, music, giveaways and tax tips.

Tulare Firestone opening retreading facility

Family owned TF Tire and Service is entering a joint business venture with Country Tire in Bakersfield to create a retreading operation in Tulare.

Oakhurst chamber names '14 award honorees

The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of its annual awards program.

Fresno Chamber accepting Peters Awards nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Leon S. Peters Award sponsored by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce. 

Fresno SBA to host Dec. 12 loan workshop

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a free SBA loan workshop at its office in downtown Fresno on Dec. 12. 

Fresno Pacific contest awards $15K to social ventures

Seven startup ventures split $15,000 in prize money from a business contest by Fresno Pacific University to encourage socially minded enterprises.

Valley sees slight drop in business sales

Business sales in California decreased by 36 percent in November compared to the month before.Business sales dipped throughout the San Joaquin Valley in November, although the region fared better than the state as a whole.