Strategies for Growth …

The Michigan Small Business Development Center offers one on one counseling and business education services for startups, growth companies, and entrepreneurs of all stages. Learn how you can utilize these services and hear from some of our successful clients … Read More

Feature Your Success Story …

Have you worked with the SBDC to start your business?  Promote your business by having your success story featured on our website and through social media.  Click here to provide some basic information about your business, and our marketing team will write your success story for you... Read More

Michigan UP Manufacturer Secures Funding of $2.8M

Early-stage manufacturer Neuvokas Corporation, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP), has secured over $2.8 million in funding to develop a new technology.  The funding will also support job creation and on-the-job training for new employees over the course of the next two years. Read More

Helping Your Business Succeed

What do you need to grow your business? We're here to help you thrive with services for your startup, growing business, or high-tech company.

Business Spotlight

MFP Automation Engineering

“We attribute some of our success to SBDC’s constant communication, statistics, and data analysis. We can’t say enough incredible things about the organization, and have mentioned their work to numerous other companies. The MI-SBDC is an asset to our community with lasting impacts.” – Roger Betten


Helping Your Business Succeed

“I realized that if I wanted to keep growing my businesses I would need a line of credit. Al [Bacon, SBDC Finance Specialist] really helped me speak the banker’s language.  With his help I was able to put together a loan package, and receive that loan.”

Alison Barnett, Leaps and Bounds Therapy Services Owner

"I’ve been pursuing an MBA through U-M’s Ross Business School and when I sought general business information on starting AutoBike, the folks at the Center connected me with Kayo Ramirez, one of the SBDC’s technology consultants. You could say that Kayo has been with us almost since day one. Next to the four of us, he is one of the most important resources we have.”

Sean Simpson, AutoBike Co-founder