Partners

The City of Riverside’s Office of Economic Development is focused on helping businesses create jobs for its community. Whether a business needs access to capital, site selection assistance or networking with local leaders, the City has committed the necessary resources to encourage innovation and increase diversity and connectivity across the entrepreneur ecosystem. Riverside will continue to invest heavily in business partnerships which promote the City’s forward-thinking and collaborative strategy as a destination for high quality talent and a location of choice for arts and innovation.

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.

Hein & Associates LLP is recognized as a leading accounting and advisory firm where its people and clients share knowledge, thrive in a culture of teamwork, and build long-term relationships deeply rooted in integrity. Hein serves public and private companies in a variety of industries across the country from our offices in Denver, Dallas, Houston, and Orange County. We also serve clients globally through our alliance with associations of independent accounting firms around the world.

Haynes and Boone is always on the leading edge of the business of technology and providing cost-effective strategies and solutions for clients in the industry. Leveraging their cooperative teamwork culture, the lawyers of Haynes and Boone provide innovative, effective and efficient answers to the problems facing technology-focused companies. In order to provide legal solutions tailored to each individual client, our attorneys pride themselves on knowledge of their client’s business and their industry. Whether a client needs guidance in forming or financing a company, getting equity incentives to its team members, structuring a technology transfer agreement, developing effective patent protection strategies or protecting their trademarks worldwide, Haynes and Boone has the attorneys to guide them. An international corporate law firm, Haynes and Boone has more than 525 attorneys based in 13 offices throughout the world.

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.

At 25 years old, Temecula is moving from building a City to sustaining a City. Strong investment in quality of life has helped Temecula retain and attract both residents and quality jobs to ensure its economic prosperity. Temecula strives to be a well-rounded community, and setting the stage for an excellent quality of life for both residents and companies is our business!

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.

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