About

Santa Ana, California
Home of the Orange County SBDC

Who We Are

The Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center Network is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and other private sector funds to offer no-cost business consulting, training and online courses to current business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout the counties of Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino.
Since 2003, the Network Lead Center hosted by the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton has worked with the SBA and contracted with a diverse group of six educational and community development organizations to deliver services to small businesses.

Our Mission

The Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network delivers solutions and opportunities for every small business to succeed. Our vision is to be the sought-after resource for small business.

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

Our Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network provides support for the growth and development of the economies of Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino County by advancing job creation, job retention and business expansion. Since its inception in 2003, the OCIE SBDC Network has had a tremendous impact on the economies of the communities we serve and its small businesses.

Read the Report

Discover exactly how great our regional impact is by taking a closer look at our annual Economic Impact report.

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We are truly committed to helping aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners start, grow and succeed!