UC Merced SBDCServing Merced and Mariposa Counties
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

UC Merced SBDC

The UC Merced (SBDC) promotes the development, growth and success of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout Merced County, thereby enhancing individual, family, community and regional prosperity.

Whether you want to launch, grow, transition or innovate your business, we can provide expert consulting, training, market research, access to capital and other tools at low to no cost assistance.

The UC Merced SBDC is a part of the Central CA SBDC Network which since 2003 has assisted thousands of companies, from start-ups to established firms; helped to create and retain over 10,000 jobs; and created more than $435 million in loans and equity.

Find out how we can help you to start, grow and succeed!

Services for New and Existing Businesses

SBDC Constulting

Consulting

No cost professional business consulting from industry experts in finance, marketing, and more.
Business Training

Training

Intensive training, bootcamps, workshops, & events designed to strengthen businesses like yours.

Resources

A host of online resources and tools available.

Central California SBDC Spotlight

Cyber Safety for Small Businesses

With a whopping 30.2 million small businesses in the U.S, it’s no surprise they make up 99.9% of all United States businesses. Owning and running a business comes with a lot of added responsibility, one being the safety of employees — cyber safety included.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.