Partners .

Our network of partners are crucial to our success and that of our clients; get to know some of our partners, special offers and how we work together to support small business.


U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America’s future, and to helping the United States compete in today’s global marketplace. Although SBA has grown and evolved in the years since it was established in 1953, the bottom line mission remains the same. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam.

California Office of the Small Business Advocate

The California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) supports economic growth and innovation and ensures that ALL California small businesses and innovative startups have the information and direct support they need to better navigate resources, programs and regulations. CalOSBA serves as the voice of small business, representing their views and interests across the state and advocating for equitable access to capital, markets, and networks so that all California small businesses successfully start, manage, grow and become more resilient. 

California State University, Fullerton
College of Business and Economics

Located in one of the most vibrant and entrepreneurial business communities in the United States, the College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton is the largest accredited business school on the West Coast, nationally recognized for accreditation in both its business and accounting programs.

The California State University, Fullerton College of Business and Economics provides world-class business education, offering graduate and undergraduate programs that integrate classroom education with best business practices, technology, award-winning research, functional applications, and real-world experience. Our network of over 50,000 alumni and business partners are the driving force of Southern California business.

America’s Small Business Development Center (ASBDC)

America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories. Visit >>>

Rancho Santiago Community College District

In the heart of Orange County lies Rancho Santiago Community College District, home of one of the state’s oldest community colleges, Santa Ana College, and also one of its newest, Santiago Canyon College. Centered in a growing and dynamic area, the district serves a population of more than 700,000 residents in the communities of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Santa Ana, Villa Park and portions of Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove and Tustin.

California State University of San Bernardino

California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California.

OC Hispanic Chamber

The Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of and provides access to Orange County’s 30,000 Hispanic-owned businesses. We support the development of these businesses by providing opportunities for networking, legislative advocacy, access to capital, education and training programs.

Riverside County Business & Community Services

The Riverside County Business and Community Services (RCBCS) is committed to fostering economic vitality, preserving and enhancing neighborhoods, and promoting learning for all of Riverside County. Through a wide range of economic development programs, RCBCS is dedicated to creating a system for responsible economic growth to the businesses and residents of Riverside County.


OCTANe has created a successful ecosystem that accelerates the flow of ideas, talent, and capital by creating an infrastructure where entrepreneurs, academia, company executives, and business advisors build and grow sustainable organizations.

OCTANe was organized in 2002 with a strong idea: to unite regional biomedical and information technology companies, major university research institutes (University of California, Irvine and Chapman University), and a population of highly educated and entrepreneurial residents that together would build transformational businesses.

University of California, Riverside

UCR provides tech companies in the Inland Empire access to both the technical expertise of the only research university in the county as well as the business expertise of UCR’s Entrepreneurs In Residence.