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SBDCs provides the expertise and guidance that every small business owner needs to flourish in today’s competitive economy. The South Central Minnesota SBDC is part of the Minnesota network of regional centers.  We are funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and regional support partners, which allows us to provide professional services at no cost.

We offer one-on-one consulting to established businesses and start-ups. We also help to find and secure the capital you need to operate and expand. Finally, we offer an array of training sessions at no cost or nominal cost.

Why the SBDC?  The primary causes of small business failure are avoidableundercapitalization and management inexperience.

Our consultants are experienced business people, most of whom have owned their own
businesses. They are able to help you identify, understand and overcome the challenges of
running a successful business and competing in the worldwide marketplace.

SBDC Services — Help at Every Stage

  • Start-up assistance
  • Business plan development
  • Access to capital and loan packaging
  • Business operations
  • Cash flow management and financial analysis
  • Bookkeeping / QuickBooks
  • Marketing plan development and market research
  • eCommerce, social media, websites
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Business valuation
  • Succession planning
  • Turn-around assistance for distressed businesses
  • Human Resources

Counties We Serve