Central Valley SBDCServing Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kings counties
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed
ohana chill shave ice
"We sincerely appreciate your efforts and the services that have been provided to us. They have been keys to our success. The program is really working. It certainly has helped us open and manage our business. Thanks again!

Ohana Chill Shaved Ice, Fresno

With assistance from the Fresno State SBDC, Alexander and Jason Martin opened for business in Hanford on July 17, 2015. The Martins combined personal investment of $10,000 with a $50,000 loan from the Fresno CDFI to open the first location and plan to open a second shop in Porterville. They hired six employees and plan to expand to a total of fifteen people between the two locations.

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The Central CA Small Business Development Center is a regional network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the California Economic Development Corporation and Regional Hosts. The regional host of the network is the University of Merced. The Central CA Regional SBDC and its affiliate SBDC Centers are nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.