The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and business education. Our regional expertise is accessible to anyone anywhere across more than a dozen locations.
The Wisconsin SBDC is one of five programs at the Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship, which provides specialized resources and helps clients craft personalized plans to grow their businesses. The Institute is part of the world-class University of Wisconsin System.
We are a nationally accredited member of America’s SBDC, the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States.
Access: Ensure that all Wisconsin entrepreneurs and small businesses have access to SBDC resources
Accountability: Act responsibly for the productive and efficient use of our resources
Collaboration and Communication: Work openly with stakeholders, partners and coworkers to better serve entrepreneurs and small businesses
Diversity: Recognize and respond to the needs of our clients and stakeholders
Innovation: Empower and encourage centers and staff to find visionary ways to improve services to help grow our clients’ businesses