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How to Start a Small Business


If you are a new or aspiring business owner, you won’t want to miss this workshop! An SBDC consultant will show you the steps needed to start your own business successfully.

Key Topics:

  • Being an entrepreneur
  • Business planning
  • Small business financing
  • The legal forms of organization
  • Licensing and permits
  • No-cost services offered by the OCIE SBDC

For questions regarding this workshop, including late registration, please email us at training@iesmallbusiness.com.


Jul 10 2024


9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Moreno Valley BERC
12625 Frederick Street, Suite K-3 Moreno Valley, CA 92553
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How to Start a Small Business

Mike Daniel is the network director of the Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network, which assists aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners throughout Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Mike was formerly the director of the SBDC office at Long Beach City College. As business owner and entrepreneur himself, he started his career as the owner of a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory location in Manhattan Beach and went on to open a second location in Long Beach in 2001. In 2007, Mike sold the Manhattan Beach store for an above-market offer then invested in several additional locations as a minority shareholder. Mike further expanded his candy empire with venture located in Shoreline Village in Long Beach called Sugar Daddies Sweet Shoppe, based on fill-it yourself candy options.

Mike has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton.