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Welcome to SBDC

High-impact, results-based business consulting and entrepreneurial training to help you grow your company.

The SBDC, as part of a nationwide network, provides high-impact, results-based consulting and training services to business owners and entrepreneurs with up to 499 employees. In today's economic environment, the SBDC is forging ahead to partner with new, established, growing, and forward-thinking businesses as they navigate the waters of change.

Through targeted training, clients learn how to launch businesses, stabilize established ventures and take their companies to the next level. Grants are available to assist with the cost of some training.

Small business owners pay no fee to meet with SBDC consultants. In-depth projects such as facilitated innovation and matchmaking assistance for mergers and acquisitions are fee-based to cover costs. Call 262-472-3217 for details.

See our success stories for examples of how SBDC involvement positively impacts businesses.

Working in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of Wisconsin-Extension, and the UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics, the Whitewater SBDC provides consulting, training, information, resources and connections to help business owners and entrepreneurs succeed. Our service area covers Dodge, Jefferson, Rock, Walworth and Waukesha Counties in Wisconsin.

The UW-Whitewater SBDC has an office located in Janesville, Wisconsin at 18 S Jackson St. Hours are by appointment only. Call 262-472-3217 to schedule an appointment.