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-sized 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
- 2,383 clients served
- 238 businesses started
- 891 jobs created/retained
- $75,515,946 in capital infusion to small business
- 373 clients served
- 31 businesses started
- 107 jobs created/retained
- $8,690,487 in capital infusion to small businesses
The SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: Program Manager, Jason E. Mueller, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203, 414-227-3129. The SBDC program does not deny admission or participation in programs or services because of a person's race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, maternal or parental status.
Receive specific help and resources for your business or idea. Click the link above to get started.
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Government Contracting and Small Business Certifications
Click the link to request Assistance from the SBDC on this topic. A counselor can walk you through the process for these business situations.
Online SBA Resources for Managing a Business
Business Consulting Services
SBDC Success Stories