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We offer free consulting services for small business owners throughout Northern California.

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Learn from our experienced team of small business experts wherever, whenever. Our business education library is full of both live and on-demand content to help you start and grow your business

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Our team provides support through the full lifecycle of your business: start, scale, and sell. Your SBDC advisor will meet you where you’re at and help you reach your goals through personalized business coaching.

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Startup

Partner with our certified small business consultants to learn everything you need to know about starting and operating a business in Michigan.

Growing Businesses

When you need the space to work ON your business rather than IN your business, the Michigan SBDC is here to help. Scale effectively with the help of our team.

Exit Planning

If you’re looking to create a succession plan for business ownership or an exit strategy, our team is equipped to help you through this stage of the entrepreneurial life cycle.

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