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

IP Guide

Our Intellectual Property Guide can help small businesses and inventors with the development of inventions and the maintenance of their intellectual property rights. Download the Guide >>














Better Businesses

Garris Grading & Paving - ECU SBTDC client profile

The SBTDC assisted Angela in obtaining financing, and she was approved for an SBA 7(a) guaranteed loan. Learn how we assisted >>















Not in Business Yet?

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Are 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 >>