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Small Business Development Center

West Virginia Small Business Success

Are you a small business owner or aspiring to be one?  Welcome to West Virginia!

We believe that small businesses are the backbone of the economy. And since we know how much weight that carries with it, we do everything within our power to help. Whether you are in the initial planning stages or you have been in business for a decade and you’re ready to scale, our Small Business Development Center can help you every step of the way.

The Small Business Development Center of WV is a statewide network that provides essential information for successfully starting, expanding and growing a small business.

Tell us what you need, and we’ll get you where you need to go!


Start a Business

Business Startup Support

You’ve been dreaming about this for years and you’re finally making it happen. Congratulations!

As you know, you have a lot of hard work ahead of you. But thankfully, you’re not alone. The Small Business Development Center of WV provides tools, coaching and access to make your business a success.


SBDC Services for Startups

  • Free Business Coaching
  • Business Fundamentals Workshops
  • Extensive Resources for Starting a Business

How does SBDC help?

The SBDC of West Virginia gives you advice and assistance in:

  • Developing a business plan
  • Understanding business finances
  • Marketing your business
  • Hiring employees
  • Bookkeeping


Ready to get started?

Learn more about what the SBDC can do for you. Get started with a professional business coach today.


Grow a Business

Support for Growth and Expansion


Your hard work is finally paying off. Perhaps you’ve realized you are facing considerable workload increase and need to successfully on-board new employees, or maybe you have recently pursued the potential to supply your product globally.

Whatever the case, the SBDC of West Virginia has the resources and team to help you navigate growth effectively.

SBDC Services for Growth

  • Targeted business consulting for growth
  • Specialized training for employees
  • Access to market data and analytics
  • Site selection assistance

How does SBDC support growth?

  • One-on-one coaching
  • Strategic planning
  • Market development
  • Cash flow management
  • Financial access
  • Succession Planning


Ready to get started?

Learn more about what the SBDC can do to help your already thriving business continue to grow.


Find a New Location

Site Selection Assistance


Finding the right location for your growing operations requires more than just a knowledge of the square footage needs. We understand that numerous complexities play into the site selection process, such as river access, transportation, railway location, EPA regulations and more.

Thankfully, in West Virginia, we’ve helped hundreds of other companies navigate the same challenges. We’re ready to do the same for you.

West Virginia Site Selection

With an extensive background in business and industry development, our team is committed to making sure you receive individual, confidential assistance every step of the way as you explore West Virginia’s available site and space opportunities.

Factors of the site selection process:

  • Target audience
  • Trade area
  • Operational needs for building/land
  • Market optimization
  • Competitive density
  • Sales potential
  • Transportation requirements


Ready to get started?

Browse our current sites and buildings available or contact an SBDC coach to help in your selection process.


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