Our ever-growing list of programs are catered towards businesses during the early stages. These programs are hosted by our SBDC consultants, feature guest speakers, and provide information on resources needed to begin their businesses within a few weeks.
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

Many of our programs offer training on a specific industry, such as e-commerce, retail, or food. Our other programs, such as the SBDC Finance Center, focus specifically on providing our clients with specialized assistance with funding. Many of our programs are offered at no cost and are offered around the territories we serve. Check out the suite of programs offered below!


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 offers business development support and professional experience to help startup and early stage food entrepreneurs launch their products into the marketplace.


Small businesses and startups are commonly susceptible to cyber attacks. CyberSafe delivers tools and resources to safeguard your business.

Brick by Brick

In just six weeks, transform your idea into a reality through Brick by Brick, a program for retail entrepreneurs.