About

Santa Ana, California
Home of the Orange County SBDC

Who We Are

At Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center Network we offer business consulting, training, and online courses to entrepreneurs and business owners throughout Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties at no cost. This is made possible because we are partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as well as other private sector funds.
The Network Lead Center, which is hosted by the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton, has been working with the SBA and contracted with six diverse educational and community development organizations, since its start in 2003, to help small businesses by providing development services.

Our Mission

The Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network strives to provide solutions and opportunities for all small businesses to become successful. Our vision is to be the go to resource for small businesses.

Orange County Inland Empire Regional Economic Impact

In 2017, our Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network was ranked #1 in the country for access to capital among 1,000 SBDCs across the nation. We assisted our clients in obtaining more than $326 million in debt and equity capital for their businesses and much more!

#1 access to capital
Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network was ranked number one in the country for access to capital
$388M capital raised
We assisted our clients in obtaining more than $388M in debt and equity capital for their businesses
995 jobs
995 jobs created in 2018
323
New businesses started with help from our network
$15M
In increased sales for our clients

* Data shown illustrates OCIE SBDC Network calendar year economic impact from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

Economic Impact

At OCIE SBDC Network we provide support for the growth and development of the economies in Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino County. Our network creates jobs, retains them, and expands business. The network has continued to have significant impact on the economies of the communities we serve and its businesses since its establishment in 2003.

Read the Report

Our annual Economic Impact report entails how greatly we impact the region.

Coming soon!

Our goal and commitment is to assist aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners start, grow, and make their business successful!