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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.
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. In 2008 we were named the winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Service Excellence and Innovation Center Award for both the State of Ohio and a five state region, named Top SBDC in Ohio for performance by the State of Ohio, and our Regional Director, Michael Bowers, was named "State Star" by the National Association of Small Business Development Centers. 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. To be a sponsor of the Ohio SBDC click here Ohio SBDC Sponsorship Package to download our sponsorship package.
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Posted by Ronnell Elkins on October 1, 2013 at 12:21pm
The Business Information Class I is a FREE two-hour class on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 or on Monday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00. in the Loft on the 3rd floor of Main Library, 96 S Grant Ave, Columbus, Oh 43215. This class is for startup entrepreneurs. You will learn how to use our catalog to find print and eBooks on writing a business plan, how to research an industry, and much more. Registration is not required. View our events calendar at…Continue
Posted by Barbara Beardsley on September 16, 2013 at 6:30pm
The Ohio Development Services Agency is launching round two of the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program
A pre-application is now available beginning September 4, 2013 for businesses who want financial help to train their current workforce. $27 million in grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications for the grant program will be accepted for review on…Continue
Posted by Tonya Wilson, SBDC on September 13, 2013 at 12:22pm
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