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Who We Are

Whether you’re looking for guidance with starting your new tech venture, obtaining angel or venture capital or looking for SBIR/STTR assistance, we’re here for you!

Our Story

SBDCtech Programs

LaunchPad SBDC hosted by OCTANE which assists later stage, high-tech companies looking to raise their first round of institutional funding. This award- winning and nationally recognized accelerator, has helped fund over 250 high-tech companies to the tune of $1.2 billion since 2008.

EPIC SBDC hosted by University of California, Riverside provides innovators and entrepreneurs with guidance on the development of their SBIR and STTR proposals and assists them throughout the three phases of the grant process.

Our Mission

The Orange County SBDC delivers solutions and opportunities for every small business to succeed. Our vision is to be the sought after resource for small business.
What We Do
  • We help high-tech companies become investor ready
  • We do not invest in the companies we advise
  • Provide services paid for through your tax dollars (no cost)
Our Focus
  • Raising Capital
  • High Tech and Med Tech Companies
  • Technology Commercialization (SBIR/STTR)
  • Access to Capital, Knowledge and Talent Networks
How We Do It
  • Confidential Consulting Services
  • Training and Workshops
  • Special Events
  • Networking Opportunities