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I want to start a business.

West Virginia is a place where dreams become reality.

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center is a statewide network that provides essential information for successfully starting, expanding and growing a small business. SBDC programs are designed to provide high-quality business and economic development assistance to promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement.

With multiple centers statewide, SBDC provides strategic one-on-one business couching at no cost. The SBDC’s efforts align with expanded capital access efforts offered throughout the state. The technical assistance provided by an SBDC business coach is critical to help companies understand and prepare for capital access opportunities.

Our coaches are professionally certified in a variety of areas of expertise.

The SBDC also provides targeted training workshops at little or no cost and serves as connectors for training opportunities available throughout West Virginia.

Connect with the WVSBDC today.

The SBDC is an accredited member of America’s SBDC network. A division of the West Virginia Development Office, the SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.