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Get Started with the SBDC

Starting a business isn’t easy. We know because we’ve been there. Our office provide no cost 1:1 consultations that will help you start your business on solid footing. Schedule a quick, 10 minute introductory call to learn how we can help.

Access On-Demand Training

Are you thinking about starting a new business? Or have you recently started a business and want to make sure you’re set up for success? We have an on-demand training platform designed for new and emerging businesses in southwest Missouri.

This expert-led, easy-to-understand content can be accessed anywhere, at any time at no cost!

Start Your Business Successfully

Our services will help you get started and create a plan for future growth.

Business Training

We offer training sessions on a variety of business subjects. 

Business Planning

Every great business starts with a great plan. We can help guide you through building a business plan to fit yours needs.

Financial Projections

How much money do you need to start? When can you expect a profit? We can walk you through the process of building projections to minimize risk.

Feasibility Study

Unsure if your business idea will work? We team you up with a group of Entrepreneurship students to help determine if your business is feasible.

Technology Commercialization

Do you have a new technology? Our team can help build out a plan to fund and sell your new tech.

Loan Assistance

Do you know how to approach a lender with your new business plan? We can help you develop a plan and projections so you are ready for a lender.

Legal Assistance

The University of Missouri School of Law & Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic offers no-cost services to small businesses who can’t otherwise afford legal assistance.

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