Small Business and Technology Development Center

The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) enhances Michigan’s economic well-being by providing counseling, training, secondary market research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies. With offices statewide, the SBDC positively impacts the economy by strengthening existing companies, creating new jobs, retaining existing jobs, and assisting companies in defining their path to success.

Our headquarters at GVSU, 11 regional offices, and more than 20 satellite offices provide you with convenient access to counseling and training throughout Michigan’s 83 counties.

We offer no-cost assistance in everything from writing a business plan to finding ways to finance your startup to expanding your business into international markets.

Contact the Shiawassee SDBC office at 989-723-5149 or by email:

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The MI-SBDC is funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and matching funds from local network partners in each region.

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