Your Expert Business Advisors

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) has helped North Carolina businesses grow and create new jobs since 1984. We provide management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses. Most of our services are free of charge, and all are confidential. By providing entrepreneurs with the tools they need to build and grow successful businesses, the SBTDC positively impacts NC’s economy. Learn how we can help your business »

Resource Spotlight

cover of the NC Small Business HandbookThe 2014 North Carolina Small Business Handbook includes tips for North Carolina’s businesses in the areas of finance, human resources, marketing, government sales, and expansion. It also provides details on business assistance resources like the SBTDC.

View the handbook »

Better Businesses

Carolinas IT Working

In the last year, our revenue has increased by 23%. In the last five years, we have increased the staff from 43 people to 55.” More » Mark of Carolinas IT, Raleigh, NC

Grow Your Business

image of a meeting at a tableManaging the growth of your company is challenging to say the least. To assist you through the process, the SBTDC has a wide range of products and services designed to maximize the success of your company.

Learn how to grow a business »

Start Your Business

image of a computer mouseAre you considering starting a business, but aren’t sure where to begin?

Take a look at a few resources to help you start a business »