Get Capital for Your Business

With the SBDC Finance Center

Whether you’re looking for capital to start and expand your business, buy a business, cover your payroll, or purchase a new building, the SBDC Finance Center is here to help! We work with more than 100+ lenders to ensure you get the capital you need at the best available rates to grow your business.

To get started, schedule a 15-minute appointment below, and we will reach out to you to get you set up with the best Finance expert for your needs.

How It Works:

We assess your business and your financial needs through one-on-one consulting sessions.

We help you package your loan so that it is complete and ready for a lender.

We match you with an appropriate lender to make the process smooth and seamless.

Schedule Your Appointment with the SBDC Finance Center

The SBDC Finance Center was designed to be the liaison between your business and the right funder. Our Finance experts assist business owners with getting the capital needed to open, operate and expand their businesses. We take the guesswork out of choosing a lender and instead engage interested lenders to review your loan package.

Our loan experts provide guidance in the loan packaging process, and help you pick the right loan for you from our network of more than 100 lenders. In order to save you time and resources, we partner directly with underwriters to make the funding process easier and obtain a quicker response.

Our services are provided to you at no cost. We are funded by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the state of California (CalOSBA), so our only purpose is to assist your business with finding the best capital solution for your situation.


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Want to call us directly to schedule an appointment? Call us at 1-800-616-7232

Finance Center Intake

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.