The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Connecticut State University System, public and private partners throughout Connecticut.
SBDC provides a wide array of management and technical assistance to business owners and entrepreneurs for strengthening business performance and sustainability. Areas of assistance include:
- Entrepreneur Education
- Business Growth
- Executive Education
- FastTrac New Venture
- FastTrac Growth Venture
- Business Plan Development
- Financial Plan Development
- Government Procurement
- International Trade
- Export Assistance
The SBDC promotes and encourages the creation and growth of small business by providing sound business advice through free professional counseling, seminars, technical assistance and education for business owners and entrepreneurs, in one-on-one or group training environments, throughout Connecticut. The SBDC counsels and nurtures small businesses from their inception.
Together, our team has more than 100 years of experience helping companies grow.
Our business counselors have backgrounds in accounting, customer service, human resources, information technology, law, marketing, real estate and sales - at companies large and small. They have served in the state agencies you may need to navigate. They have achieved success in all types of economic conditions. More importantly, they know that the small businesses are what drive this nations economy.