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 »

Financing Spotlight

exHear some North Carolina exporters talk about the importance of Ex-Im to the future of their businesses.

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Better Businesses

Doug Shipman

“We increased our revenues by over 550% in four months, we have tripled the number of direct labor employees and added three new engineers to our staff.” More »  Doug of Shipman Technologies

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 »