(BOS) is San Jose-Silicon Valley’s most accessible, comprehensive, and useful one-stop resource for launching and growing a business in the greater San Jose metropolitan area.

BOS is composed of a collaborative partnership among more than two dozen public, private, and non-profit agencies and businesses -- all pursuing the same goal:  to help new and small business owners and entrepreneurs achieve success. Designed and developed by NIA Creative, website is the result of the joint efforts of BOS Partners - you'll find that the site is easy to use and understand, and contains the most relevant and up-to-date information business owners need.

BOS pulls together its partners’ expertise to help you:

  • Assess whether you are ready to start a business
  • Identify and follow the appropriate steps to launching and growing your business
  • Connect with local business services that can support you through this process
  • Stay abreast of news you can use to better ensure your chances of success
  • Participate in small business events such as mixers, workshops, and seminars offered by BOS partners


The mission of (BOS) is to establish an integrated source of information and services for those entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to start, grow and sustain a business. The core purpose of the BOS network is to deliver information and services that are easy to access and efficient to use.

BOS will support the start-up and growth of local small business. We aim to increase awareness among small businessowners and entrepreneurs of the existence of the myriad of services offered by network partners; improve service availability via culturally or linguistically appropriate delivery channels; create virtual approaches that fit the time limitation of a small business owner; and develop business assistance services and service delivery methods that are of value to entrepreneurs and businessowners.

Start. Grow. Sustain your business.

This project is partially funded by local, private sector funding and a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  SBA's funding should not be construed as an endorsement of any products, opinons, or services.  ALl SBA-funded projects are extended to the public on a  nondiscriminatory basis.