Helping Small Businesses Is Our Job
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an existing business owner in Maryland… the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers FREE individualized consulting, from start up to established businesses. We also offer comprehensive training programs, from those just thinking about starting a business to executive training, with most classes at low to no cost. The Maryland SBDC Network provides Maryland small business owners with access to trusted business advisors who have experience in starting and growing businesses. We offer expertise and keen insights essential to helping you manage your concerns today, and design solid, long-range plans to secure your vision for tomorrow.
I'm Starting A Business
If you are planning to start or even thinking of starting this will assess your readiness.Smart Start Assessment
I'm A Business Owner
If you are already in business this assessment will help us determine your needs.Get Consulting
What We Do
Since 1988 the seasoned staff of the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has provided sound advice consulting and support to entrepreneurs and small businesses across the state. We are part of a national SBDC network—founded in 1979—that helps over 500000 U.S. businesses annually.
Get no- or low-cost consulting in the areas of MONEY MANAGEMENT and MARKETING.Learn About Business Consulting
Get no- or low-cost training in the areas of MONEY MANAGEMENT and MARKETING.Learn About Business Training
We help you get funding for your business from a variety of sources.Learn About Business Funding
Entrepreneurs have great ideas that they want to see manifested in a successful business. Most of the time they are missing some critical information guidance or skill that would make all the difference. Here are examples of Maryland SBDC clients who were able to succeed with our guidance.
Fontana DesignsCorridor Region
Big Mouth Creative StudioCorridor Region
SBA Resource Guide
Download the latest Resource Guide from the Small Business Administration.Download Guide
Our Success Stats
212New Maryland Businesses
1288Maryland Jobs Created
64Million In Sales Growth
57Million In Secured Loans
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