As the state’s premier business assistance provider, the ASBTDC is dedicated to helping small businesses achieve success and promoting economic development throughout the state.
The Arkansas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has locations in Little Rock as well as seven other cities. The mission of the SBDC is to grow businesses at no cost to the participant. This network of centers exists to help for-profit businesses. This is a great resource for startups and entrepreneurs to receive one on one consulting and guidance, education, and marketing resources, all at zero membership or tuition cost. There are different programs focuses on every level of business growth.
For those looking to start a business, the Arkansas SBDC can help. They recommend starting the journey by attending one of their startup events and using their online tool to study relevant market research. They also offer one on one consulting for those looking to start a business. The SBDC consultants are trained to offer expert advice regarding such topics as business planning, home-based business tips, #funding, legal structures, licenses and permits, taxes, a list of the practices of successful businesses and what practices to avoid.
The Arkansas SBDC offers resources for business expansion and growth. The SBDC will help startups recognize opportunities, make the most out of existing business locations or choose additional locations likely to result in successful expansion, plan a market strategy, analyzing cash flow implications, hiring employees, and obtaining financing.
The SBDC also offers a special program for entrepreneurs and University researchers involved with technology innovation in the fields of engineering, technology, including information technology and science including bioscience and agriculture. Those looking to bring products, processes, and services to the market for the first time will benefit from the SBDC’s guidance. The Arkansas SBDC offers consultation regarding #SBIR, #STTR and Arkansas small business growth funding opportunities.
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