Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC)

Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) A statewide program that provides expert management and technical assistance to start-up and existing businesses throughout the State of Connecticut. 

What's the value to me?

If you are looking for management and technical assistance.

Description & Overview

A statewide program that provides expert management and technical assistance to start-up and existing businesses throughout the State of Connecticut.

Services

Business Advisory Services

  • Business plan development & redesign
  • Cost analysis & financial planning
  • Legal Business structure and registration
  • Loan packaging and grant application
  • Marketing and social media
  • Workforce development & employee management
  • Entering international markets & Exporting
  • Procurement & contracting
  • Licensing and regulatory compliance

Government Contracting

Provides in-depth support to businesses trying to contract with the Local, State and Federal government organizations. The CTSBDC will assist in identifying markets and provide training and advise on how to best contact, meet with, track, and apply to government contracting entities

International Trade Assistance

A specialized center focused on supporting the needs of established businesses trying to enter new markets through global export programs and to bolster their efficiencies in importing from abroad.

Startup Assistance

CTSBDC provides startup assistance to entrepreneurs looking to start a business in Connecticut.

  • Help you clarify your needs
  • Explain requirements for your business type
  • Prepare a customized research package for you

Minority, Women and Veteran Entrepreneurs

CTSBDC provides specialized services to minority, women, and veteran businesses including 8(a), MWBE certification, workforce development, training and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for veterans with disabilities.

Contact

The University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269

W: CTSBDC

Phases:

Idea
Business Model Discovery / Validation
Launch

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