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As with most things, the people make the difference. The advisers at the SBDC are tireless and very knowledgeable about running successful businesses. No question goes unanswered.
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We are building Oregon’s best businesses. Our 20 regional Centers assist small businesses throughout Oregon with advising, classes and access to the resources they need to be successful. Each Center is backed by our statewide network of support, helping small businesses access the right assistance wherever they are in Oregon.OUR STORY
Our knowledgeable business advisers are experienced in a variety of topics, including writing a business plan, analyzing cash flow, marketing, hiring, and intellectual property concerns. Advisers understand how to start and do business in Oregon, and they can support you with valuable, relevant advice at every stage of your business venture, and can connect you to other valuable resources.
Each of our 20 centers provides confidential, no-cost business advising to help you succeed.HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
Business tax preparation can seem daunting, especially for small-business owners filing for the first time. To ensure that you’re ready when tax time comes, start early!
All small business owners must choose a business structure. Whether you are starting a new business or have an existing business structured as a limited liability company (LLC) or sole proprietorship, there are advantages and disadvantages that come with each type of legal entity. Read
A sole proprietorship is the simplest type of business to establish, but it’s important to know its pros and cons compared with other business formations.
From our intensive Small Business Management Program cohort-based classes to workshops on new laws, HR and emerging marketing trends, we have the classes you need to help start and grow your business. It all starts by connecting with your closest regional Center.Find Classes Near You
I cannot say enough about what a valuable resource the SBDC is to those looking to start a business or improve an existing business.
My adviser was 100% on target and has been a wonderful, local guide in my pathway through my third and most successful year in being an owner-operator of Honey’s Bunkhouse
They not only help with information in running your business, but they are also there for any questions you may have and steer you toward programs that can help you,” she said.