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Arizona Small Business Development Center

 

Learn more about SBDC and how they can support your business by visiting their website: http://www.azsbdc.net/


MISSION & VISION

The Arizona Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network provide high quality, high-impact one-on-on counseling, resource assistance and training to preserve and create small business jobs and revenue, and to facilitate capital formation throughout Arizona.

 

WHO THEY ARE

The AZSBDC Network is here to help launch, grow and sustain small businesses in Arizona. We are Arizona’s largest most comprehensive and accessible statewide source of assistance for small businesses in every stage of development. The Network consists of two teams – the Arizona Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) which provide tools, training and one-on-one business counseling, and the Arizona Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) which help businesses seeking federal, state and local contracting opportunities. 

The AZSBDC Network is a great investment! On average for every dollar spent on the AZSBDC an Arizona small business clients increased sales by $18, access $14 in new capital, and created or retained 6 jobs every working day.

Our Team is Your Team…and There’s Nothing Small About It

The AZSBDC Network is an innovative partnership between eight of the state’s community college districts, the one non-profit, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). We are fully accredited by the America’s SBDC, a national system that connects 63 SBDC networks across the country.

We have the state covered! There are ten SBDC Service Centers located in Casa Grande, Flagstaff, Kingman, Phoenix, Prescott, Show Low, Sierra Vista, Thatcher, Tucson and Yuma, with additional satellite and meeting locations throughout the state. Additionally, the AZPTAC headquarters is located in Glendale with PTAC satellites in Mesa, Phoenix, Sierra Vista, Tucson and Yuma.

 

WHAT THEY DO

The AZSBDC Network provides one-on-one confidential evaluation and guidance by a business advisor with business ownership and management experience to help you fast-track your plans and position your business for success. We also offer affordable workshops and seminars to help you gain the knowledge and skills that you need.

THEIR STATEWIDE NETWORK OFFERS A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES, INCLUDING:

  • Free Confidential One-on-One Business Counseling: The AZSBDC Network provides free one-on-one confidential evaluation and guidance by business analysts with real-life business ownership and management experience. We are here to help you fast-track your business plans for success.
  • Workshops and Training Programs
  • Business Plan Assistance
  • Market Feasibility and Research
  • Marketing Strategy Development
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Financial Projections Development
  • Identifying Sources of Capital
  • SBA Loan Assistance
  • Business Assessment
  • International Trade (Import and Export) Assistance
  • Inventory Control Assessment
  • Technology Development
  • Intellectual Property
  • SBIR/STTR Review
  • Procurement and Government Contracting Assistance
  • Applying for Business Certifications:
    • WBE
    • 8(a)
    • Veteran Owned
    • Minority Owned

 

Learn more about SBDC and how they can support your business by visiting their website: http://www.azsbdc.net/