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Connecticut Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

  • Helps Connecticut’s small businesses start and grow
  • Offers a variety of business services as well as training opportunities
  • You can get free, private, pro-level help with business advice


The Connecticut Small Business Development Center offers free help to businesses that are just starting out or are looking to grow in Connecticut. It offers several services to assist those looking to start or grow a business, as well as training opportunities to enhance your skills. CTSBDC is an accredited member the America’s Small Business Development Center.

Who’s it for?

Startups and entrepreneurs looking for assistance, as well as existing companies looking to grow or access capital.


CTSBDC’s mission is to help Connecticut businesses start and grow in order to create jobs, increase business startups, and increase financial investment in the small business and entrepreneurial community.

Resources & Services

Business Services

CTSBDC employs a team of business advisors who connect entrepreneurs to information on topics such as access to capital, writing a business plan, managing cash flow, marketing, and management. They can also provide helpful information such as geographic-based demographics, consumer spending data, and market research to help you identify business opportunities.


CTSBDC hosts training events and on-demand webinars on a variety of topics.


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