Looking to scale your existing business?
The stresses of the startup phase are long gone, but growth can bring growing pains. Scale smartly with the help of the Michigan SBDC.
Growing your small business can be challenging.
When you need the space to work ON your business rather than IN your business, the Michigan SBDC is here to help. Our team is equipped with expertise and resources to accelerate your business’s growth at a healthy pace.
Tools & Resources
Take a look at these helpful tools and resources for growing your business.
Why Work with Michigan SBDC to Grow Your Business?
Whether you’ve been open for a year or two or are a well-established business, getting an outside perspective from our team of experts can help you reach your next level of success. Our no-cost and low-cost services include strategic planning, financial analysis, human resources assistance, marketing strategy, and more.
Set up a Meeting to Learn More
Our certified business consultants offer no-cost one-on-one counseling services for individuals ready to grow their business. Request a meeting today.
Register for Training and Events
Our no-cost and low-cost training sessions provide the opportunity to learn more about running and growing your business. Locate training and workshops online or near you.
I am so grateful for the help of the SBDC. They've provided practical and actionable tools and opportunities that have helped me grow my business.Missy Bobo, Thumb Roast Coffee
Have an advanced tech business?
If you have launched a company to commercialize an advanced technology, we can help you achieve success.
SBDC Tech Team
Talk to experienced consultants with first-hand experience in innovating, launching, commercializing, funding and exiting successful tech start-ups.
Business Accelerator Fund
This fund is available to Michigan’s Smart Zone Business Accelerators to support their advanced technology clients’ path to commercialization, company success, and economic impact.
Our consultants with firsthand Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer experience provide expert proposal review. We work in partnership with BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Counseling to support businesses seeking SBIR/STTR funding.
Emerging Technologies Fund (ETF)
Your business might be suited for commercialization funding to match federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer awards for up to $25,000 for phase I and $125,000 for phase II.
The SBDC Tech Team is a fantastic team that is very enthusiastic and helpful. They are extremely talented in preparing business plans, strategy, and navigating funding opportunities inside and outside of MEDC programs.Gary Meyers, AKTV8