Making a Difference
By providing entrepreneurs with the tools they need to build and grow successful businesses, the SBTDC positively impacts North Carolina's economy. Each year, the SBTDC participates in a national Impact Assessment Study of clients who receive five or more hours of business counseling.
The 2009 study of SBTDC clients shows:
JOBS CREATED… 1,275
COST PER JOB CREATED…$3,523
SALES GENERATED…$376.7 million
TAX REVENUE GENERATED…$9.38 million
SBTDC clients significantly outperform the average North Carolina business
in the number of jobs created and in sales growth
(compared to the previous year's average).