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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.

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Upcoming business classes at the Columbus Metropolitan Library


Join us this fall at the Columbus Metropolitan Library for classes to help start or grow your business!



Posted by Chrissie Harris on October 10, 2014 at 5:42pm

Facilitating Business Process with pertinent Network and Storage Solutions

Information and technology (IT) industry continues to grow consistently which lets the organizations leverage essential resources for maximum performance in terms of system functionality, stable business environment and security. There are various new technologies, network systems, and storage solutions launched timely to support the key business needs like remote data access, safe storage of data storage, networking and server hosting.

Net Activity is pioneer service provider…


Posted by Net Activity on September 26, 2014 at 3:40am


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