Category: Small business

Steamwork coworking space opens on Constellation

Steamwork coworking space opens on Constellation

Santa Clarita has a new coworking space, Steamwork Center, on Constellation Drive. After looking at spaces all over the Santa Clarita Valley, founder Tania Mulry signed a three-year lease in July and opened the 4,000-square-foot space. That includes a 1,800-square-foot double height space that will be converted to two floors of additional offices by next...

SCV startup Your Village offers online parenting tips

SCV startup Your Village offers online parenting tips

As she pursued her master’s degree in psychology five years ago, Erin Royer-Asrilant knew she wanted to help provide parents with tools to do the best possible job raising their children, but found the prospect of one-on-one counselling too limiting. That was the genesis of Your Village, which offers parenting coaching and advice through online...

Cookies are a dream come true for Lady Di

Cookies are a dream come true for Lady Di

Santa Clarita entrepreneur Diane Knight started Lady Di’s Cookies in 1994, and now has 28 employees at two locations, on The Old Road across from Westridge Village and on the lower level of Westfield Valencia Town Center. SCVBJ recently interviewed Knight via email. SCVBJ: What motivated you to go into business in the first place?...

Google Startup Grind comes to Santa Clarita

Google Startup Grind comes to Santa Clarita

Loot Crate co-founder and chief experience officer Matthew Arevalo was the featured guest at the first Google Startup Grind in Santa Clarita, held Sept. 12. “At Startup Grind, we believe in making friends, not contacts,” said James McKinney, vice president of strategic growth at Status Not Quo, a Santa Clarita-based marketing firm, which is hosting...

SCV Chamber of Commerce leases new offices

SCV Chamber of Commerce leases new offices

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will be calling a new spot in Valencia its home starting Oct. 12. Chamber members will work out of a 1,200-square foot space on 28494 Westinghouse Place, located off Newhall Ranch Road. “Our new office space better meets the needs of our membership today,” Chairman of the Board...

Santa Clarita Business Incubator seeking applicants

Santa Clarita Business Incubator seeking applicants

The Santa Clarita Business Incubator is accepting applications from entrepreneurs who could use the program’s help in establishing themselves as a successful business in the Santa Clarita Valley The mission of the Santa Clarita Business Incubator is to stimulate economic growth through entrepreneurship and enterprise development. It is a partnership of the city of Santa...

Marciano’s Chicago-style deli is for sale

Marciano’s Chicago-style deli is for sale

A year and a half into what’s been a successful run, the owners of Marciano’s Chicago Style Deli on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country have put the restaurant up for sale. “It’s been amazing, but the deli needs someone who can push the business harder than I can push it,” said co-owner Brent Zega....

From cartridges to the cloud, Image 2000 marks a quarter century

From cartridges to the cloud, Image 2000 marks a quarter century

Image 2000, a document services company in business for 25 years and based in Santa Clarita for a year, is thriving amid the evolution from paper to pixels. Based in the Valencia Industrial Center, the company has 140 employees, including close to 60 at its headquarters on Huntington Lane near Avenue Stanford. The company also...

SCV Business Marketing Group raises $500 for Million Little Foundation

SCV Business Marketing Group raises $500 for Million Little Foundation

On August 22, the SCV Business Marketing Group hosted a tequila tasting  and networking event at Solita Tacos & Margaritas that raised $500 for the Million Little Foundation, which provides opportunities for children, youth, and adults who have been impacted by toxic stress and/or trauma. The SCV Business Marketing Group is a group of business...

Google Startup Grind coming to Santa Clarita

Google Startup Grind coming to Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita is the newest outpost of Google Startup Grind, which holds monthly gatherings to give budding entrepreneurs a chance to hear the story of a successful startup from its founder while sharing ideas and experiences with each other. The first event on Sept. 12 will feature Matthew Arevalo, founder of Loot Crate, a subscription...