"You can't Google everything. When you need to talk with an expert, that's where the SBDC comes in." - Sean Gartland, Feast Gourmet Kitchen Shop

Wherever you are on your entrepreneurial journey, the Michigan SBDC is here to help.

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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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

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Does your business have a cyber security plan?

Learn best practices and take a free cyber security assessment.

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Workshops

Workshops

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

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Business Consulting

Business Consulting

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. 

Client Spotlight Break Room Therapy

Small Business Spotlight – Break Room Therapy

Ready to let off some steam? Dawn Levian approached the West Michigan SBDC with the…

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Small Business Spotlight – Cinnamom

For over 40 years Rebecca Nagy has been baking homemade cinnamon rolls using a special…

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Small Business Spotlight – Wangler’s Wagon Wheel Restaurant

When Susan Wangler and her husband bought a local restaurant in West Branch, they needed…

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Does your business have a cyber security plan?

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

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A Program of the Michigan SBDC

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