So, you found a great product you think you’d be great at selling, maybe you have a business idea or always wanted to start your own business… here’s your calling!

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What's CEO Moms OC?

CEO Moms Orange County is a six-week program to help you launch your business with help from business consultants, entrepreneurs and leaders. You’ll learn from leading women from– Boppy, Builder Chicks, Lularoe Katie May & Travis, ZippyJamz and more!

You’ll not only have a chance to learn how to launch your business from our consultants and special guest speakers every week, you’ll get a customized research report for your new venture, a chance to sell your new products or services at a pop up show and more – all at no cost!

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Program Benefits

  • You’ll receive a one-year membership to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) at no cost
  • You’ll receive a customized market research reports for their industry and product/service
  • Have the opportunity to interact with guest speakers during live webinars
  • 1:1 consulting at the SBDC at the close of the program
  • Pop up shop graduation show for community members and leaders

What's on the Agenda?

Session 1 | It’s Your Business

  • Ideation, viability and motivation
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Lean Canvas
  • Etsy Speaker
  • Lunch Panel

Session 2 |Do Your Due (Diligence)

  • Identifying your place in the market – SWOT, 4 P’s, competition matrix
  • Market research report overview
  • Features and benefits

Session 3 |Full Circle Marketing – Targeting, Branding, Analysis

  • Customer identification, personas and target marketing
  • Branding
  • Industry look

Session 4 | Let’s Talk Price, Cost and Revenue

  • Pricing the product or service – breakeven analysis
  • Startup costs
  • Financial projections
  • Financial benchmarks

Session 5 | Launching Local and Operating like a Pro

  • Starting a business in OC – permits, licenses, EINs, DBAs and special requirements
  • Operations – Processes and systems, banking, expenses, finances, employees and vendors
  • Legal considerations

Session 6 | Financing, Sales and Fulfillment

  • Digital marketing strategies and sales techniques
  • Merchandising
  • Customer engagement
  • Order fulfillment
  • Financing options – the works
  • Pop up show prep




This six-week program will help you launch your business with help from business experts and learn from leading women from a variety of industries! You’ll not only have a chance to learn from our special guest speakers, but you’ll also have the ability to connect with these and other guests via live webinar every week – all at no cost.



Orange County Small Business Development Center – Irvine
1 Banting
Irvine, CA 92618

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

April 2 – May 7, 2019, every Tuesday

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