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