Our suite of programs are built  to help early stage businesses obtain the information, resources and assistance needed to enter their market in a few short weeks. Inclusive of the food and retail industry, micro-enterprises and more our programs our built with purpose.
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

Some of our programs offer additional training on specific industries or business stages and include access to no cost consultations with our various SBDC consulting teams while our other programs like our SBDC Finance Center program focus solely on providing our clients with specialized assistance with funding. Our programs are generally offered at no cost throughout the year across our service territory and are led by experts in their respective fields. Learn more about our various programs below or contact us for more information!


CEO Moms OC is a six-week program to help you launch your business with help from business experts and learn from leading women from– Boppy, SmartyPants Vitamins, ZippyJamz and more!


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 delivers tools and resources to safeguard against cyber attacks. It’s that simple.

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!