Free resources to help your small business recover.

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

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In Detail

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

Exploring the World of Restaurant POS Systems

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expanded support available to small businesses

Expanded SBDC Support Services Available to Small Businesses

September 24, 2020 Contact: Hanna Burmeister, Marketing Director, Michigan Small Business Development Center, Small…

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Hollie Blagg Michigan SBDC

Hollie Blagg Joins Michigan SBDC Leadership Team

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (July 22) — Local business leader Hollie Blagg has been named Associate…

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