Collin Small Business Development Center

The Collin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Texas, and Collin County Community College District. Through this partnership, the Collin SBDC provides one-on-one, confidential consulting to small businesses at no charge, as well as workshops and seminars on topics that are essential to business success. 
 
Collin SBDC helps clients receive approximately $6 million in small business loans every year. Recently, the Collin SBDC received the SBDC of the Year Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration Dallas/Fort Worth Regional office. 
 
If you own an established business, the SBDC can help: 

  • conduct financial analysis and improve profitability
  • develop competitive strategies
  • cope with government regulation and taxes
  • design a marketing plan
  • hire and manage employees
  • understand and secure loans and other sources of capital
  • keep abreast of current technology 
 
If you have considered starting a business, the SBDC can help: 

  • determine the feasibility of a new business concept
  • develop a business plan
  • evaluate the purchase of a franchise or existing business
  • seek sources of start-up funds
  • obtain necessary licenses and permits