|Contact:||Alicia Demers, Fiscal Manager|
The Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) provides no-cost, confidential advising services to both prospective and existing business owners to help them start or grow their business. As a result, CTSBDC clients create viable businesses, generate long-term jobs and access more capital to expand and start businesses.
The CTSBDC advising team consists of 12 business advisors who collectively have more than 225 years of experience supporting small businesses. They deliver a variety of assistance including guidance with loan and grant applications, business plan review, marketing and social media training and cost analysis and financial planning.
In addition to its core services, the CTSBDC program offers assistance in special focus areas such as green business technology, disaster recovery and preparedness, international trade assistance, women, minorities and veterans assistance, technology transfer and regulatory compliance. Furthermore, CTSBDC has access to an array of tools and resources that can be extremely helpful to businesses at any phase of development.