We have services to help with every stage and every part of your business.
Whether you are planning a new business, launching, expanding, renewing or moving on, your Small Business Development Center has services to help.
IDEA: You have an idea for a business, but it isn’t off the ground yet. You may have some of the pieces in place or a working plan but aren’t yet in business. This is sometimes also called “pre-venture”.
LAUNCH: Your business is up and running. You may not yet be profitable and things still feel new.
EXPANSION: Your business is generating a consistent source of income and you regularly see new customers. You are looking at new opportunities for your business.
RENEWAL: Business conditions, leadership and other factors can lead to changes in direction. This is a time to look at new processes and big decisions to move the business forward. It is often when businesses pursue new avenues for growth.
EXIT: You are ready to make a big change in the business and exit to new opportunities. Business succession plans need to be identified early to achieve your desired outcomes.
BUSINESS CONCEPT & PRODUCT: Creating and refining your business concept toward products & services that have growth potential and revenue models that propel your business.
CUSTOMER RELATIONS & BRANDING: Finding the right customers, understanding community demographics and building a brand that enhances public relations, marketing and networking are critical to your success.
ORGANIZATION & HUMAN RESOURCES: How your company is structured as a board, employees, partnerships, business processes and legal issues.
OPERATIONS & FINANCE: The operations side of your business, including financials, funding, production and deliveries, IT systems and facilities.
Find the services that best meet your business stage and needs using our Service Finder sorting tool below.
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- Customer Relations & Branding
- Operations & Finance
- Organization & Human Resources
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