• Connecticut Small Business Development Center

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  • 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.

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    Business Plan Organization and Reviewstar

    Financial Assistance and Cash Flow Managementstar

    Marketing and Social Media Planningstar

    Disaster or Disruption Preparationstar

    Industry Trends and Researchstar

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    Market Researchstar

    Succession Planningstar

    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.

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