Recent Success Story
April started the business in 2007 and is one of Northfield’s downtown business attractions. The Sketchy Artist is an art supply/gift boutique business. ( more)
The SBDC offers at no cost, confidential consulting to help businesses in SE Minnesota identify, understand and overcome the challenges of starting a business, running a successful business, and developing exit strategies. We provide the professional expertise and guidance that every small business owner needs to flourish in today's competitive and ever-changing business world. We do not lend money to small businesses, however we work with the business owners and financial institutions to prepare documentation that lenders require for business loans.
The SE Minnesota SBDC is operated by the Rochester Community and Technical College with support from the Small Business Administration, the Department of Employment and Economic Development, multiple regional partners and local funding sources. The SBDC provides the following resources to southeastern Minnesota area businesses:
The SBDC provides confidential consulting to existing and emerging businesses. You may contact the SBDC directly via
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (507) 285-7536.
If you are interested in business seminars you can click on the link at the left of the page to view the SBDC seminar schedule.
Rochester Community & Technical College
Heintz Center - Office # HC107
1926 College View Rd SE
Rochester, MN 55904 (Map)
Park in west parking lot * Enter door H14
Our Satellite Center Locations
Albert Lea Business Development Corp.
Community and Economic Development Associates
Owatonna Business Incubator
Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce
Red Wing (651) 267-7706
Winona (507) 453-2724