Partners

Bank of America is one of the world’s largest financial institutions, serving individuals, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company serves approximately 56 million U.S. consumer and small business relationships. It is among the world’s leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading.

The Irvine Chamber of Commerce is one of the most influential Chambers in Orange County representing hundreds of local businesses. The ICC’s mission is to promote an economic climate that strengthens the competitiveness of local businesses while offering members a wide range of benefits, services, programs and information

The mission of the Economic Development Agency (EDA) is to

  • Enhance the economic position of the county
  • Enhance the economic position of county residents
  • Maintain the environment
  • Improve our quality of life
  • Encourage business growth
  • Build a positive business climate
  • Develop a trained workforce
  • Improve existing communities
  • Offer a variety of housing opportunities
  • Provide cultural and entertainment activities

StradlingYocca Carlson & Rauth is a leading business law firm. Known as the “go-to” firm for emerging growth companies in California, Stradling offers an extensive array of legal and advisory services in corporate and securities, complex business litigation, tax, employment, and intellectual property. No law firm has helped launch more companies in Southern California than Stradling.

HOTB Software Solutions believes in developing ideas into innovative products by cultivating technology, providing solutions, defining workflow, powering automation and connecting users.
The HOTB team works closely with its Clients to understand their roadblocks and develops innovative solutions to overcome those obstacles. Critical problem solving skills, combined with technical knowledge and hard work, has become HOTB’s recipe for delivering comprehensive solutions for our Clients.

Comerica Incorporated is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, strategically aligned into three major business segments: the Business Bank, the Retail Bank, and Wealth Management.

ME is a full-service advertising agency providing digital solutions aligned with the realities of today’s market environment. Customers no longer depend on TV and print as their primary sources of information about goods and services. We use digital communications to engage customers on their terms. In the process, we develop branding and marketing strategies that place our clients in the forefront of customer awareness and preference. We deliver all of the benefits of a full-service agency that can supply you with an integrated suite of services for marketing, advertising, and public relations.
Union Bank is a full-service bank with offices across the United States. We provide a wide spectrum of corporate, commercial, retail banking, and wealth management solutions to meet the needs of customers.Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $105.5 billion at September 30, 2013. Its primary subsidiary, Union Bank, is a full-service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations.

Daly-Swartz is a public relations firm specializing in media relations, public relations services, PR specialist, and High Tech Orange County PR firm serving Southern California. Our job is to communicate clearly and forcefully who you are, what you represent, what you offer, what your brand represents and why people should choose you over your competitors.

Corona is located just 17 miles east of Orange County California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways. A city whose heritage spans more than a century, Corona has emerged as an ethnically diverse community with many amenities that provide an exceptional quality of life for residents. Corona is home to a thriving business community. With more than 34% of adults attaining college degrees, the Corona workforce pool is more than 84,000, a number esteemed by many national economists. Corona has one of the highest median incomes in the region and residents participate in a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America’s future, and to helping the United States compete in today’s global marketplace. Although SBA has grown and evolved in the years since it was established in 1953, the bottom line mission remains the same. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses.

Since 2003, the Orange County/Inland Empire Small Business Development Center Network has been providing small businesses with the information and tools they need to thrive and prosper. The Orange County/Inland Empire Regional SBDC Network stimulates economic growth in Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties by providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with expert consulting, effective training and access to resources.

Riverside Community College District is the seventh oldest community college district in California, and the fifth largest. Riverside Community College District is a three-college higher education system serving 1.4 million people living in Riverside County. Riverside Community College District is committed to excellence. Some 368 full-time faculty and 831 associated faculty, together with 703 professional and support staff, are involved in the continual development of programs to prepare a qualified workforce for the 21 century. Riverside Community College District’s vision is to be a leader among community colleges, highly regarded for our commitment to students; respected for excellence in teaching; and recognized as responsive to the communities we serve