University of Wisconsin–Madison

Free Small Business Consulting

Kyle LaFond American Provenance

The SBDC has been absolutely instrumental in launching and growing our business. I was extremely fortunate to be introduced to the SBDC when I needed it most. Michelle provided the expertise and guidance to help me create a path for the business to be successful.

Kyle LaFond, American Provenance

The SBDC Provides free consulting to small businesses and Entrepreneurs

Our Consultants work one-on-one with you to plan your start-up,  solve operational issues, and prepare for growth.   We work with start-up’s, as well as existing businesses in numerous industries. The service we provide is no-cost and confidential.

In 2019 the center saw 450 consulting clients, clients started 33 new business and obtained over $11.75 million in capital.

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Wisconsin Madison is part of a statewide network of SBDC’s and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Key Areas of Assistance

  • Business Planning
  • Financial Planning for Capital Access
  • Marketing and Sales Growth
  • Business Management

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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the UW-Madison SBDC office at to request accommodations.