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SCORE | Live Webinars

SCORE’S community of experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives is eager to help you start and grow your business. SCORE’S in-person and online workshops are tailored to entrepreneurs at every stage of the business journey.

Small Business Administration

SBA Learning Platform

From planning, launching, managing, and growing your business, the SBA has simple step-by-step guides on empowering small business owners throughout their business lifecycle. Check out the SBA’s Learning Platform, along with Ascent for Women, Boots to Business, and T.H.R.I.V.E. Emerging Leaders to accelerate growth of high-potential small businesses across America’s underserved cities. Also check out the following resources:

OCIE Small Business


Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center programs provide further training for specific industries and stages of business. Leverage access to consultations with the SBDC consulting team at no cost. OCIE SBDC programs are led by experts in the respective fields to ensure clients are getting the best recommendations. Most of the programs are offered at no cost across all service territories year-round. For more information about the various programs offered, click here.


Venturize Resources is a free online resource hub for small-business owners that need help accessing tools and information to sustain and grow their business. Venturize offers unbiased education and resources to help bolster businesses and empower business owners to make informed financing decisions. Venturize is not a lender but a program from nonprofit organization Small Business Majority.

Pepperdine Startup Law Clinic

The Startup Law Clinic is an initiative designed to train law students to serve entrepreneurs of startups with formation, capitalization, corporate governance, user agreements, angel investor financings, and venture capital transactions. Led by experienced startup attorney Sam Wu, the Clinic provides free guidance and expertise to entrepreneurs preparing for a startup’s formation and initial capital investment as well as in negotiating the legal and business terms of the investment. Clients will only be responsible for government filing fees.

Bizfile Online

Bizfile California is the Secretary of State’s online portal to help businesses file, search, and order business records.

Whether you are filing a financing statement pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC); searching for a corporation (Corp), limited liability company (LLC), or limited partnership (LP) filing; looking for an immigration consultant; or looking to register your business, this hub consolidates all information needs for California business owners.



Ascent Dashboard

Ascent is a free learning platform for women entrepreneurs. Women own or co-own 45% of all businesses in the United States. These businesses represent all types of industries and are owned by all types of women. The majority are small, with great potential for growth in both revenues and job creation. Ascent is packed with in-depth information to help you grow your business.

HubSpot Academy

From quick, practical courses to comprehensive certifications, learn everything you need to know about the most sought-after business skills. Get up to speed quickly on popular business topics with HubSpot’s free courses. Grow your career by completing certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.


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Shopify Learn

All the educational material offered in Shopify Learn is either produced or approved by Shopify. All courses are taught by experts who work at Shopify, Shopify’s partners, or successful entrepreneurs who are seeing growth in their Shopify business. Most of the Shopify staff you see in the courses also run their own businesses on the side too. Whether you’re learning from an entrepreneur or a partner, you’re getting guidance from people who have had hands-on experience in the topic they’re teaching.

Class Central

Class Central aggregates courses from many providers to help you find the best courses on almost any subject, wherever they exist. Explore courses from thousands of universities, options from 70 different educational providers, and access to curriculum from 600+ institutions.

Coursera: 10,000 Women

10,000 Women is free-to-access online business education programming available to any woman around the world.

LinkedIn Learning

If you’re a business owner and you’re not on LinkedIn, that needs to change. With more than 850 million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, LinkedIn creates economic opportunity; it’s where the world’s professionals connect to make each other more productive and successful. LinkedIn offers a platform called LinkedIn Learning, an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos. You can also get certified for every single course that you take. The platform is one of the benefits of the Premium subscription, which costs $29.99/month or around $359/year. If you’re a college student, you can access it for free.


Udemy Entrepreneurship

As a global destination for online learning, Udemy connects people through knowledge. From instructors all over the world, Udemy courses span over 75 languages and cover a wide variety of topics. From entrepreneurship, management, sales, business strategy, operations, business law, analytics and intelligence, human resources, and project management, Udemy has thousands of courses. Some are free, and others are available for a small fee. Check out Udemy’s wide range of business courses here, and the more specific courses on entrepreneurship can be reviewed here.


LegalZoom was created to democratize law. LegalZoom believes legal help should be accessible to anyone – regardless of who they are, who they love, the color of their skin, or their economic status. From forming your business, naming your entity, and understanding the tax, licenses and permits needed for your specific business, to patents/copyrights, trademarks, corporate changes and filings, wills and trusts, and even personal and family matters, LegalZoom Education has the information you need to make your personal and professional life legally secure.


With so much to explore, real projects to create, and the support of fellow creatives, Skillshare’s online learning platform empowers you to learn new skills and accomplish real growth. Explore new skills, deepen existing passions, and get lost in creativity. From entrepreneurship to marketing to business analytics and finance, Skillshare has a ton of additional resources to help you learn the skills necessary to thrive as an entrepreneur. Start your 7-day free trial and test out the platform. $13.75/month thereafter. Cancel anytime.

Harvard Business School Online

Advance your career and business with HBS Online’s free online business lessons and e-books. Explore how you can learn for free online, on your own time, anywhere in the world. Check out HBS Online’s Free Business Lessons here, and its variety of Business E-Books here.

Bond Street

From the day-to-day management of your small business, to understanding the legal and accounting sides of running and maintaining your business, Bond Street has specific guides and videos to help you along your entrepreneurial journey.

Small Business Lending Alternatives

Momentus Capital

CDC Small Business Finance

Ventures Lending Technologies

SBDC of Orange County | In partnership with IBank | ELF Program


Business Finance Capital


TMC Community Capital