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Santa Ana, California

About our host Rancho Santiago Community College District

At the Orange County SBDC, we have helped stimulate economic growth in Orange County since 1991, by providing small business owners and entrepreneurs with no cost consulting services, a wide variety of training opportunities and access to an extensive network of resources. Every year we assist more than 1,000 clients and provide business workshops to thousands of attendees across Orange County.

View our upcoming workshops or setup an appointment to speak with one of our consultants today – we’re ready to assist you start, grow and succeed!

Home to two colleges and four continuing education centers in the Central Orange County area, the Rancho Santiago Community College District serves a population of more than 700,000 residents and encompasses 24% of Orange County’s total area. The District’s main mission is to access the educational needs of their community and provide necessary skills to its diverse student population. Learn More

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.

Orange County Inland Empire Regional Economic Impact

In 2017, our Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network was ranked #1 in the country for access to capital among 1,000 SBDCs across the nation. We assisted our clients in obtaining more than $326 million in debt and equity capital for their businesses and much more!

#1 access to capital
Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network was ranked number one in the country for access to capital
$326M capital raised
We assisted our clients in obtaining more than $326M in debt and equity capital for their businesses
1209 jobs
1209 jobs created in 2017
261
New businesses started with help from our network
$40M
In increased sales for our clients

* Data shown illustrates OCIE SBDC Network calendar year economic impact from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

Economic Impact

Our Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network provides support for the growth and development of the economies of Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino County by advancing job creation, job retention and business expansion. Since its inception in 2003, the OCIE SBDC Network has had a tremendous impact on the economies of the communities we serve and its small businesses.

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Discover exactly how great our regional impact is by taking a closer look at our annual Economic Impact report.

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We are truly committed to helping aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners start, grow and succeed!