Monday through Friday
Small Business Development Center - Mankato
- Business Development
The SBDC provides no-cost, customized, confidential consulting to new and established businesses. Whether you're figuring out how to turn your idea into a business, or need help moving your business to the next level, the SBDC is here for you.We will work with you to identify opportunities, increase profits, and achieve greater stability and long-term growth for your company. Services include: start-up assistance, business plan development, access to capital and loan packaging, cash flow management, financial analysis, marketing, QuickBooks, buying or selling, and help for distressed businesses.
While we don't provide direct financing, we can help you identify funding sources and access all types of capital including SBA loans, bank loans, microloans and venture capital.
Our consultants are experienced business people who understand the challenges of operating a successful business in today's economic climate. We partner with economic development professionals, lenders,higher education, chambers of commerce and other agencies invested in the success of your business.