Meet the Startup Guide
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Meet the Startup Guide

Check out the new Los Angeles Business Portal Startup Guide helping aspiring entrepreneurs to create a checklist for registering their business with city, county, state, and federal authorities in a few easy steps. Starting a business has never been easier!

05.03.2016
The LA Business Portal Beta is live!
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The LA Business Portal Beta is live!

Today, Mayor Garcetti of Los Angeles unveiled the Beta version of the LA Business Portal. Congratulations to our partners at the Mayor’s Office of Innovation and CivicActions!

05.02.2016
The 10 best logo changes of 2015
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The 10 best logo changes of 2015

This year, several major companies changed their logos. To identify the best revamps, Business Insider looked through the archives of Brand New and picked their favorites.

12.28.2015
1 of 5 groundbreaking government IT programs in the U.S.
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1 of 5 groundbreaking government IT programs in the U.S.

The Excellence.gov Awards recognizes the San Francisco Business Portal for excellence in customer experience and digital service as 1 of 5 groundbreaking government IT programs. Each year ACT-IAC recognizes outstanding government programs that enhance mission effectiveness through the effective and efficient application of information technology.  Open to government at all levels, the programs recognized as finalists and winners become a source of best practices for the government IT community.

11.10.2015
The 12 Best and Worst Logo Redesigns of 2015
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The 12 Best and Worst Logo Redesigns of 2015

Some of the biggest brands in the world updated their logos this year and as always, the reviews are mixed. Phew, our OpenTable rebrand gets thumbs up!

10.07.2015
White House recognizes SF Business Portal
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White House recognizes SF Business Portal

The White House announces winners of the Small Business Administration Startup in a Day Competition – we’re thrilled that the San Francisco Business Portal is one of them.

08.25.2015
Public Leadership and the Collaboration Imperative
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Public Leadership and the Collaboration Imperative

How does effective collaborative leadership work? The story of how the San Francisco Business Portal, the city’s one-stop shop for starting and growing a business, was created illustrates a half-dozen qualities that collaborative leaders exercise to unite and effort across divides. Read the story

08.12.2015
2015 CIO 100 winners are announced
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2015 CIO 100 winners are announced

CIO 100 Winners are a showcase of the Transformative Power of IT-Business Innovation. Congratulations to the City & County of San Francisco for being recognized for its Business Portal!

08.01.2015
6 Principles Of Digital Design For Civic Innovation
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6 Principles Of Digital Design For Civic Innovation

Read FastCompany on how the San Francisco Business Portal embraces human-centered design to encourage entrepreneurship. 

07.17.2015
Help us rock the People’s Voice Nomination!
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Help us rock the People’s Voice Nomination!

The San Francisco Business Portal is 1 of 5 top sites in the world for civic & urban innovation for the Internet’s most coveted award. Cast your vote to help us come in 1st!

04.16.2015

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