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Bixel Exchange SBDC is working to help small businesses in the LA region navigate the Covid-19 crisis.

Bixel Exchange SBDC is a Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce program in partnership with U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA)

Learn how Bixel Exchange is responding to the Covid-19 crisis:

LA Regional Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide no-cost, confidential advising services and resources to the business community throughout the Los Angeles region.

Schedule now to speak with our Advisers.

Covid-19 is greatly affecting LA regional small businesses. Bixel Exchange SBDC has expanded our services to offer Disaster Relief Advisers on hand to assist your business.

What to expect

STEPS TO GET STARTED:

Step 1. Fill out the sign-up form below  

Step 2. Sign our non-disclosure agreement (please note that your information is confidential)

Step 3. Our Team will reach out to schedule an assessment call

Areas we advise

DISASTER RELIEF LOANS

Information on currently available and upcoming emergency funds and how to prepare.

FINANCIAL RESILIENCE

Assess the full financial health of your business with our financial advisory team.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Guidance on options and best practices for employers.

PIVOT STRATEGY & PLANS

How to pivot your business now and create a new business plan for the future.

Register for upcoming webinars

Designed for small businesses, our virtual forums feature experts to provide resources and insights. These facilitated virtual forums have a Q&A section, with questions collected and posted after each week’s forum. See our FAQ section. 

RESOURCE GUIDE

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy.
We are here to help.

Finding information during this difficult time can be challenging, so we have compiled a list of resources. 

Paycheck Protection Program

A SBA loan to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

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EIDL Loan Advance

This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.

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SBA Express Bridge Loans

Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with a SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.

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SBA Debt Relief

The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Employer Guidance

Explore what your employees are entitled to during this time.

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CDC Business Guidance

Access guidance and materials to help plan, prepare, and respond to the impacts of Covid-19.

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SBDC Resources for Small Business

Access webinars and materials built to help small businesses gain resiliency and address the challenges of Covid-19.

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Resources for WOB's

Access resources offered by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest certifier of women-owned businesses.

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FAQ

It’s a difficult time, made worse by the availability of information.  

Our team is focused on pulling together a list of frequently asked questions to help answer any questions you may have.

Does Bixel provide financial assistance?

Bixel does not provide direct financial assistance, but does provide a variety of services to small business, from educational trainings to business advisory.  

Do 501(c)3's qualify for financial assistance?

If you are a registered 501(c)3, rest assured you are eligible for comprehensive financial assistance.

Are Bixel services free?

The Bixel Exchange SBDC is funded through federal and state sources, alongside a variety of private partners.  This means that all Bixel services are 100% free to the business community.

My business has applied for financial assistance, what should I do next?

While you wait to hear the status of your financial assistance, take advantage of our one-on-one business advisory services and our free educational content.

My business has employees, how can I best help them?

Contact us to be connected with an HR specialist who can provide guidance on how to best care for your most valuable resource during this time.

Do 1099 workers count towards financial assistance?

Financial assistance packages are currently only geared to support businesses with full time or part time employees. Additional assistance is being crafted for 1099 workers.

TAKE A MOMENT TO EXPLORE OUR OTHER SERVICES

Interested in how digital can serve your business?

Bixel Exchange offers two flagship programs geared towards creating a tech talent pipeline for businesses interested in exploring opportunities online.  Learn more about our programs below to see how your business could benefit.

Startup Launch SBDC

Unleashing innovation. We help founders launch and scale sustainable companies through one-on-one mentorship, specialized workshops and access to our vetted entrepreneurial community.

LA TECH TALENT PIPELINE

It starts with YOU. Bixel Exchange serves a critical role as the business intermediary, connecting L.A.’s top tech employers to diverse, under-represented high school and community college students who are seeking access and exposure to technology careers.

Ready to get started?