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

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

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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

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

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

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In Detail

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

Local business leader J.D. Collins has been named state director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), located in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.

J.D. Collins named state director of Michigan SBDC

December 19, 2018 Contact: Hanna Burmeister, Marketing Manager, Michigan Small Business Development Center, (616) 331-7489…

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Michigan Small Business Development Center to Host Expanded ‘How to Buy or Sell a Business’ Conference at Grand Valley State University 

Michigan Small Business Development Center to Host Expanded ‘How to Buy or Sell a Business’…

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Michigan SBDC Upper Peninsula Region

Michigan SBDC Upper Peninsula Region named 2018 Excellence and Innovation Award Winner by U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the winners of its 2018 Michigan Small Business awards….

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