Government

www.bls.gov
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the federal government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

factfinder.census.gov
American FactFinder contains statistics about population, housing, industry, business, and your community. It has a list of U.S. Census Bureau products and can be used to create reference maps and quick thematic maps. You can also search for specific U.S. Census data.

www.uspto.gov
The United States Patent and Trademark Office services include processing patents and trademarks and disseminating patent and trademark information.

www.sba.gov
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is dedicated to providing customer-oriented, full-service programs, and both accurate and timely information to the entrepreneurial community. SBA helps businesses across the country through what we call the "3 C's" of our service: capital, contracts, and counseling.

www.acsbdc.org
As part of the Northern California SBDC network, the Alameda County Small Business Development Center (ACSBDC) serves all of Alameda County and is hosted by Main Street Launch. We work hands-on with entrepreneurs and business owners to address challenges, seize opportunities and grow our clients’ bottom line.