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COVID-19 Resources

We know you’re looking for resources to weather this storm. There are a lot of resources out there, and they’re evolving, so we’ve shortlisted some for you.


Free Webinars

The San Diego Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is providing small business owners no-cost guidance through the recovery process, including free COVID-19 online services and On-Demand webinars. Click on the link below for a list of upcoming webinars. Please note, search filter may need to be changed to all centers.


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Business Incubators and Accelerators

Our New Space

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for Innovation at University of San Diego offers world-class business consulting, and relevant and insightful guidance to growth-oriented, innovation-based entrepreneurs, who are running small businesses. 

On The Brink E-Newsletter

Sign up for The Brink SBDC e-newsletter for a listing of upcoming events. 

Success Stories

We help business start, grow, and get financing. The Brink SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration, GoBiz, and a partnership with the County of San Diego for the Innovate Up Program. These funds are available because great businesses like yours continue to achieve goals. If you achieved a goal or reached a milestone, we would love to hear it! Please consider sharing your success by completing the form to help us get started on tell your story.


Jumpstart Your Small Business

SBDC focuses on providing support to businesses that have fewer than 500 employees, that are innovation focused and that are looking to impact not only economic growth but also prosperity for the region through the penta-bottom line approach (profit, people, planet, peace, prosperity).


We are so proud to be part of your organization. The expertise and mentorship relationships are priceless! Steve [our consultant] is helping me see the forest from the trees. I feel like I am transforming into the CEO that my company needs.
-Dr. Aaron Dishno, CEO | Walk the Web