“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 2017 the center saw 334 consulting clients, clients started 30 new business and obtained over $10.47 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