Visit your local Small Business Development Center
The SBDC’s professional staff of counselors, trainers, and researchers provides comprehensive, confidential business counseling services provided at no cost to the client. The SBDC is funded in part by the U. S. Small Business Administration, Texas State University at San Marcos, and an extensive network of banks, chambers of commerce, and other economic development organizations. The Texas State University SBDC serves 12 counties within the 79 county service area of the South-West Texas Border SBDC regional office. This regional office, located in San Antonio, directs the activities of 10 satellite SBDCs, located as far west as El Paso and as far east as Victoria.
The Texas SBDC system provide confidential business counseling services that are free of charge to clients. SBDC business consultants apply their skills and experience to assist you in making better decisions about your small business. Consulting services are confidential and available to anyone whose business is more than a year old. If you have been in Business less than a year call the SBDC office for guidance.
SBDC counselors can also provide their clients with targeted research assistance through the SBDC National Information Clearinghouse. This program provides research data and analyses and web-based information that enable SBDC clients to make sound business decisions. The Clearinghouse web site also has extensive on-line resources and links that are accessible to users: http://sbdcnet.utsa.edu
For more SBDC information:
Hours of Operation
Round Rock (Main Office):
1555 University Blvd, Suite 265
Round Rock, TX 78664
Austin (Satellite Office):
314 E. Highland Mall Blvd., Ste 304
Austin, TX 78752-3735
San Marcos (Administrative Office):
601 University Dr.
McCoy Hall 322
San Marcos, TX 78666-7756
Mr. Mike Young, Executive Director
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
2302 Fannin, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77002
Ms. Liz Klimback, Region Director
DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1402 Corinth Street, Suite 2111
Dallas, TX 75215
Mr. Craig Bean, Regional Director
TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
2579 South Loop 289, Suite 114
Lubbock, TX 79423-1637
Texas-South-West Texas Border SBDC Network
Mr. Al Salgado, Region Director
All SBDC programs are nondiscriminatory and open to the public. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance.