It's the resource to get you started...and keep you going!
The Clemson Regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers personal guidance and assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs in Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Oconee, Pickens, Abbeville, Edgefield, Saluda, Greenwood, Laurens and McCormick counties.
Through personal and confidential consultation, SBDC representatives provide one-on-one management and technical assistance to small business owners who wish to start, grow or maintain their businesses. The SBDC offers marketing analysis, business plan preparation, financial feasibility studies and other valuable resources to the entrepreneur at little to no cost.
The SC SBDC’s are a consortium of four universities, whose 17 regional/area centers are located throughout the state. As part of the College of Business Science at Clemson University, the Clemson Regional SBDC is located at 1 North Main St in downtown Greenville.
Planning and starting a new business can be a challenging but rewarding process. Where do you find the information you need? The South Carolina SBDC maintains a number of resources for planning and starting a new business. Check out http://www.scsbdc.com/start.php where you can find information on a variety of topics from legal to research to financial considerations. There you will also find a three-part webinar series called “Jumpstart” which cover key topics in 45-60 minute sessions.
The South Carolina Small Business Development Center (SBDC) operates in partnership and is partially funded under a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an express or implied endorsement of the cosponsor(s) or participants’ opinions, products or services. All SBDC programs are nondiscriminatory and available to individuals with disabilities.