Ohio SBDC - Free Expert Business Advice

The best small biz place on the web to meet, share ideas & receive the answers & support you need from each other & the experts - us!



  • Add Photos
  • View All

Meet our Sponsors

The Small Business Development Center of Ohio (SBDC) program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.


Ohio Small Business Development Center = Passion, Expertise, Success

We are the Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Columbus State Community College, a public - private partnership supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Ohio Development Services Agency, Columbus State Community College and local partners. Through our programs and services, we provide entrepreneurial development assistance and high-end business consulting to start-up and emerging business owners free of charge.

Our reach extends nine counties including Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Licking, Logan, Madison, Pickaway, and Union counties.

We have been recognized for excellence in service and innovation, acknowledged by the following awards: 

  • Ohio SBDC Performance Award (1st in state)
  • SBDC Service Excellence Innovation Center Award by the SBA (1st in Ohio & 5 state region)
  • 2012 Ohio SBDC Economic Impact Recognition – Business Starts
  • 2011 Innovation Award (State Network)
  • 2011 Advocacy Award (State Network)

These awards show our commitment to helping you achieve your goals as a business owner.

The bottom line? Anytime you need to make the right call for your business, your first call is to the Ohio Small Business Development Center.

For further information on programs and services provided, please contact the Ohio SBDC at Columbus State, (614) 287-5294 or email us at sbdc@cscc.edu . To be a sponsor of the Ohio SBDC click here Ohio SBDC Sponsorship Package to download our sponsorship package.

Blog Posts

Setting Up a Business in Ohio

One of the most asked and basic questions I have gotten over the years as a business consultant goes something like this: ‘How do I get my business set up and get all the licenses I need?’ That question is often followed up with a concern about taxes or payroll and the perceived difficulty in doing all of this. Since the regulations to set up and maintain a business are set by local, state and federal legislation, there is a perceived challenge is assuring compliance. After all, few people…


Posted by Kevin Hammond on February 26, 2015 at 8:41pm

The Advantages of using the Network Storage Solutions for Enterprises

The service oriented network storage solution allows businesses (Enterprises) for making apt use of the storage infrastructure to reduce the IT overheads. The network storage solutions built on various platforms allows the IT simplification to automate processes which improve the efficiency of business and the associated costs. The key for effective utilization of the storage infrastructure is in knowing that not all people will use the data simultaneously.

To enable suitable… Continue

Posted by Net Activity on November 7, 2014 at 4:05am


Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter

Latest Activity

Maylin Sambois shared Tonya Wilson, SBDC's event on Facebook
Apr 7
Tonya Wilson, SBDC updated an event

Protecting Your Business Idea: Patent, Trademark, Copyrights at Innovate New Albany

April 8, 2015 from 9am to 11pm
Apr 3
Amy Kay Watson updated their profile
Apr 2
Profile IconJenefeness Houston, MBA, James Cecil Johns, Amy Kay Watson and 31 more joined Ohio SBDC - Free Expert Business Advice
Apr 2
Stephen Bernard Caples posted a photo
Apr 2
Kanisha J posted a photo
Apr 2
Tonya Wilson, SBDC posted an event

Innovation for the Micro-Small Business Owner at Columbus State Delaware Campus

May 13, 2015 from 9am to 11am
Apr 2
Warren Gard and Kanisha J are now friends
Apr 1

© 2015   Created by Tonya Wilson, SBDC.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service