no-cost Business Consulting For SoCal Startups
We help startups from ideation to fundraising.
No-Cost Consulting for startups & Venture-Backed businesses
All SBDC consulting services are offered at no cost. The list below contains services commonly offered to startups. Whether you are opening or buying a traditional business, or you are a high tech startup, our services are tailored exclusively to your individual needs. If you do not see a specific area of need listed below, please make an appointment to speak with a consultant.
Latest Past Events
The 2022 Venture Launch program will be held every Friday from 2-4 pm between March 25 – April 29.
The 2022 Venture Launch application due date is Friday, March 4th.
The 2021 Venture Launch program will be hosted every Wednesday from 6-8pm between March 24 – April 28.
Startup Advising Services
The SBDC can help clients with a range of topics such as feasibility analysis, permits and licenses, business concept and validation, demographic analysis, and franchising opportunities.
Finance & Accounting
The SBDC will help you forecast future revenue and expenses to help you pitch to potential investors, get access to capital, assist with loan packaging and advise on accounting and tax planning.
Fundraising & Venture Capital
The SBDC will help you develop business plans and offer materials in preparation for financing undertakings. Clients can choose from one or several of our fundraising preparation and advisory services.
Legal & HR
Our team can help you tackle incorporation, lease negotiation, employment, and a host of other legal and human resources converns.
Designed for students and non-students alike, this team based program is designed to give you a real-world experience in building a startup with the help of experienced professionals and consultants.