Connecticut Small Business Development Center




    The Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) provides business advising to small business owners and entrepreneurs to start, grow and thrive in Connecticut. Our Business Advisors offer professional, confidential, and expert business advice for owners to overcome challenges and reach their goals.

    Providing comprehensive business assistance is our mission, and we have the free resources, tools, and online trainings to support business owners. Our Business Advisors provide geographic-based demographics, consumer spending data, market research, financial projections, industry reports and so much more! We are committed to enhance Connecticut’s economic wellbeing and build thriving communities.

    The Connecticut Small Business Development Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and UConn. The CTSBDC program remains one of the nation's largest small business assistance programs in the federal government with a proven track record of providing 35+ years of service to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

    Free Services Include:

    star  Access to Capital  Financial Assistance and Cash Flow Managementstar
     Business Plan Organization and Reviewstar   Marketing & Social Media Planningstar
     Disaster or Disruption Planningstar  Industry Trends and Researchstar
     Export Consultingstar  Market Researchstar
    star  Succession Planning  Startup Assistancestar
     Loan Structuringstar  Resource Referralsstar

    For more information about the CTSBDC or to make an appointment, please visit our website at www.ctsbdc.com and request business advising or contact our business advisor Joseph Williams at 860-634-3941   or joseph.williams@uconn.edu.