You’ve always known you could be a CEO, especially after raising your little ones! Take the business ideas you have and begin transforming people’s lives with them this is your calling, join CEO Moms!

What's CEO Moms OC?

Made for the brilliantly intelligent, creative, strong, and resilient women of Orange County, CEO Moms is a six-week program designed to help launch their businesses! With the guidance from our consultants, entrepreneurs, and leaders you will have our full support from the moment you begin your venture. You’ll learn from leading women from– Boppy, Builder Chicks, Lularoe Katie May & Travis, ZippyJamz, and more! Additionally, you’ll get a customized market research report for your new venture as well as a chance to sell your new products/services – all at no cost!

Only 30 individual spots available.

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Program Benefits

  • You’ll receive a one-year membership to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) at no cost
  • You’ll receive a customized market research reports for their industry and product/service
  • Have the opportunity to interact with guest speakers during live webinars
  • 1:1 consulting at the SBDC at the close of the program
  • Pop up shop graduation show for community members and leaders

What's on the Agenda?

Session 1 | It’s Your Business

  • Ideation, viability and motivation
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Lean Canvas
  • Etsy Speaker
  • Lunch Panel

Session 2 |Do Your Due (Diligence)

  • Identifying your place in the market – SWOT, 4 P’s, competition matrix
  • Market research report overview
  • Features and benefits

Session 3 |Full Circle Marketing – Targeting, Branding, Analysis

  • Customer identification, personas and target marketing
  • Branding
  • Industry look

Session 4 | Let’s Talk Price, Cost and Revenue

  • Pricing the product or service – breakeven analysis
  • Startup costs
  • Financial projections
  • Financial benchmarks

Session 5 | Launching Local and Operating like a Pro

  • Starting a business in OC – permits, licenses, EINs, DBAs and special requirements
  • Operations – Processes and systems, banking, expenses, finances, employees and vendors
  • Legal considerations

Session 6 | Financing, Sales and Fulfillment

  • Digital marketing strategies and sales techniques
  • Merchandising
  • Customer engagement
  • Order fulfillment
  • Financing options – the works
  • Pop up show prep

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CEO Moms Orange County - Irvine

CEO Moms Orange County - Irvine

So, you found a great product you think you’d be great at selling, maybe you have a business idea, or always wanted to start your own business… here’s your calling!

CEO Moms OC is a five-week program to help you launch your business with help from business experts! – all at no cost. Only 30 individual spots are available.



Small Business Development Center
1 Banting
Suite A
Irvine, CA 92618

10 AM - 12 PM

February 18, February 25, March 3, March 10, March 17

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