Small Business Development Center

Helping Start and Grow Small Businesses

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center is a statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and targeted educational programs. Regional SBDC experts facilitate improvement and growth for small and emerging mid-size companies and help launch successful new enterprises.

Existing Businesses: Do you need counseling services for growth and expansion? Please fill out an electronic Assistance Request Form.

Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Startups: Do you need help getting started? Please explore the programs for starting a business as well as the free resources, listed below.

Wisconsin SBDC Network Core Services:

  • Business planning and startup
  • Management and strategic planning
  • Finance and capital access
  • Marketing and sales growth
  • Financial management

 2016 Business Consulting Impacts

Wisconsin SBDC Network

  • 2383 Clients served
  • 238 Businesses Started
  • 891 Jobs Created/Retained
  • $75,515,946 in Capital Infusion to small business

Milwaukee SBDC

  • 373 Clients Served
  • 31 Businesses Started
  • 107 Jobs Created/Retained
  • $8,690,487 in Capital Infusion to Small Businesses

Receive specific help and resources for your business or idea. Click the link above to get started!

Entrepreneurial Training Program

10 Tue., Sept. 5-Nov. 7

10 Thu., Mar. 1-May 3, 2018

10 Thu., June 7-Aug. 9, 2018

10 Thu., Sept. 6-Nov. 8, 2018

First Steps to Starting a Business

Wed., Oct. 18 Cancelled

Wed., Nov. 8

Wed., Dec. 13

Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Wed., Feb. 21, 2018

Wed., Mar. 14, 2018

Wed., Apr. 18, 2018

Wed., May 16, 2018

Wed., June 13, 2018

Wed., Aug. 15, 2018

Wed., Sept. 19, 2018

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Wed., Nov. 14, 2018

Wed., Dec. 5, 2018

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