Wherever you are in your entrepreneurial journey, the Michigan SBDC can help.

What chapter is your story on?

The Michigan Small Business Development Center offers expert assistance at no cost to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business.

Background Image

Find your fit

I want to start a business

Partner with our certified small business consultants to learn everything you need to know about operating a business in Michigan.  Learn more

I have started a business

From business education workshops to marketing, HR, and operations counseling, access the expert tools you need to succeed.  Learn More

I want to grow my business

Looking to expand or transition your business? Our expert consultants can help you strategize for future growth.  Learn more

I have an advanced tech business

Is your company developing advanced technology?  We’ll help you develop and execute a successful commercialization strategy.  Learn More

Background Image

Does your business have a cyber security plan?

Learn best practices and take a free cyber security assessment.

Learn More



Our no-cost and low-cost training sessions offer the opportunity to learn more about running and growing your business.

Register today
Business Consulting

Business Consulting

Through personalized, one-on-one business consulting, we help small business owners with planning and growth strategies.

Apply Now

In Detail

Learn more about the services we offer for businesses like yours. 


Michigan SBDC Network to Celebrate National SBDC Day March 21

Contact: Hanna Burmeister, Michigan SBDC Marketing Manager, burmeish@gvsu.edu, 616-331-7489 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Michigan SBDC State Lead…

Read More
Working on Computer

Creating high-quality content

By Hanna Burmeister, Marketing Manager, Michigan SBDC Article originally published in the Grand Rapids Business…

Read More

Three Ways to Build a Positive Culture in Your Small Business

I often advise clients that “If you don’t choose a company culture, one will be…

Read More

Does your business have a cyber security plan?

Visit SmallBusinessBigThreat.com to complete a free cyber security assessment and access resources!

Take Assessment

A Program of the Michigan SBDC