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Business Advising

The UTPB Small Business Development Center offers free, one-on-one, professional business advising services to business owners and entrepreneurs through our 16 county region. Our SBDC advising staff can assist entrepreneurs and small business owners in various stages of the business life cycle: pre-venture or early stage, startup, expansion, growth, and exit at no cost. 


The UTPB SBDC is committed to helping small business owners optimize their business strategy for long-term success. Clients will meet with advisors to discuss business planning, goals, financing, management, marketing, training, and more, to support the custom needs of your business.

COVID-19 Update: To protect the health and safety of our clients and employees, all advising services will be conducted virtually, via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or GoToMeeting.

Schedule A Virtual

Business Advising Session

If you are a new client ready to schedule a virtual appointment with one of our small business advisors, please click below to register for our services. For existing clients, please contact your current advisor for further small business help.

Areas Of Expertise

Our small business advisors have extensive, practical experience to help both new and growing businesses design strategies to make better business decisions and reach their business goals. Our no-cost advising services focus on key areas that are essential for business growth and sustainability. We provide small business assistance in many areas:

Strategic Planning


Capital Access

Business Planning

Financial Analysis