Waukesha County SBDC

The Small Business Development Center at Waukesha County helps entrepreneurs succeed at any stage. We offer no-cost, confidential consulting and business education across a wide region, primarily serving Waukesha County.

Achieve your goals with the SBDC

Looking for a competitive advantage? Need to focus and prioritize? Leverage our dedicated network of experts for impartial guidance. We’ll help you make informed decisions. Because when you craft your plan for success, you gain the confidence to realize your goals. The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center is a nationally accredited network offering consulting, education, data and connections that work for you.

Start Your Business

Launch your idea with SBDC’s wraparound support of consulting, classes (like First Steps To Starting a Business) and other resources, including the Entrepreneurial Training Program at nearby UW-Milwaukee.

Grow Your Business

Explore the opportunities you’ve been considering and learn more about others, from new products/services/markets to acquisition or succession strategies.

Finance Your Business

Gain access to capital and financial savvy to run or improve your operation. We can help with business models, projections, loan options and more.

Market Your Business

Generate more sales by improving your processes and skills. And fill that sales funnel with more customers and higher volume with a customized marketing approach.

Protect Your Business

Understand the cybersecurity threats to small businesses (hint: they’re worse than you think).  When you secure your data, you secure your very livelihood.

Improve Your Business

Become more efficient to ease your stress and boost your bottom line. Find solutions to your management, staffing and other operational challenges.

Your gateway to a supportive local network

The SBDC at Waukesha County is part of the Waukesha County Center for Growth. The mission of the Center for Growth is to be the central point of contact for businesses looking to start and grow in Waukesha County. Supporting small businesses, by providing a variety of services and an in-depth knowledge of the community, is an integral part of building and maintaining a strong economy. In addition we can help your business get started right.

Your connection to an entire network

You have ambitious goals but don’t always have the direction or connections to get there. The SBDC can be your go-to resource to build a strong network. We work closely with banks, chambers of commerce and others across Waukesha County to match your specific needs with the best solutions. Plus, the Wisconsin SBDC offers educational training nearby at UW-Milwaukee as well as numerous online learning opportunities.

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Contact the Waukesha County SBDC

Whether you’re not sure where to start or ready to make a leap, our experts are here to offer trusted insights and industry-specific advice. Get started with the SBDC, serving Wisconsin’s small businesses since 1980.