Counselors in the Capital Region

The SBDC is staffed with certified, professional business counselors who collaborate closely with local business leaders in the Capital region to provide assistance to small business owners. Our Counselors provide free one-on-one counseling services for a variety of business needs.
How to take advantage of our counseling services:
Start or revise your business plan so we have something to work with. We strongly recommend taking a few of our classes or seminars if you are just starting your business.
1) Smart Start 101
2) Writing a Winning Business Plan
3) How & Where to Get Financing
Many of our counselors currently own or have previously owned small businesses. Through their practical experiences, our counselors have gained the knowledge of how to run a small business successfully. We would like to share this information so that you and your business have increased chances for successful. Check our Success Stories on the Home Page.

   Assistance we provide

Our Counselors can help with:

Strategic planning
Business Plan Development
Feasibility studies
Needs assessments
Structuring a business
Protecting Your Intellectual Property
Management issues
Accounting systems
Business evaluation
Market research/planning
Financial analysis and financial projections
Equity funding development
Small business financing
Management information systems

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.
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