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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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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

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


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