A public-private partnership of businesses, individuals and the City of Chico, supporting economic development and the promotion of the city as a premier location for existing and new businesses. Please explore the Choose Chico website and visit us on Facebook.
A unique and award winning collaborative of the Chico Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Chico Business Association (DCBA), 3CORE, Inc. , Alliance for Workforce Development Inc. (AFWD), California State University, Chico, and others focusing on leveraging community resources and expertise to provide outreach and direct business services to local businesses and addressing key industry sector needs. Please visit the Team Chico webpage to learn more and check out the Business Resources that are available to grow your business.
A business incubator for startups and a community for entrepreneurs. The City has dedicated office space on the first floor of the Chico Municipal Building to Chicostart. This collaborative provides a unique and supportive environment for entrepreneurs to thrive and grow their startup businesses. Please visit the Chicostart website to learn more.
Business Vitality Seed Fund
To further assist entrepreneurs, the City participates with 3CORE, Inc. and its Business Vitality Seed Fund, an innovative financing program to promote business growth in the region with “seed” funding.