Our various programs are designed to assist startup businesses to obtain the necessary information and resources needed to enter their market within a few weeks. Our offered programs are built with a plan in mind and are inclusive of food businesses, retail businesses, and micro-enterprises.
SBDC Programs

OCIE SBDC Consultants Manal Richa (far left) & Greg Bell (far right) present a certificate of recognition to OC Made graduate Karlo Abejo.

Our Suite of Startup Programs

Each of our programs offers additional training in starting a business in a variety of different industries. Through these programs, attendees also have the chance to schedule a 1:1 consultation with an SBDC consultant at no cost as well as take advantage of the SBDC Finance Center program, which assists entrepreneurs with obtaining funding. At no cost, our programs are offered throughout the Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties by experts in their respective fields. See below for our suite of programs and contact us for more information!


If you're looking to start an online business, Webify offers a structured training program designed to get your business on the world wide web.

Finance Center

Assists business owners with accessing the capital needed to open, operate and expand. Takes the guesswork out of choosing a lender and instead, engage interested lenders to review your loan package.


EATS is a food incubator program which fosters food industry entrepreneurship through education and training. The program offers business development support and professional experience from its leadership team to help startup and early stage food entrepreneurs launch their products into the marketplace.


CyberSafe provides you with the tools and resources to safeguard against cyber attacks.

Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick is an exciting, six-week startup program to help aspiring retailers just like you. Take a concept for a new store and make it a reality!