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SE Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
What is the Small Business
Development Center (SBDC)?
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 was chosen as Minnesota’s 2015 Excellence and Innovation SBDC Center of the Year! Read more.
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:
SBDC Professional Business Consulting
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.
Our office is located at:
- 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 SBDC
Albert Lea Business Development Corp.
- Austin SBDC
Development Corporation of Austin
- Chatfield SBDC
Community and Economic Development Associates
- Owatonna SBDC
Owatonna Business Incubator
- Rice County SBDC
Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce
Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical College
Red Wing (651) 267-7706
Winona (507) 453-2724