Business Advising


The UH Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network offers confidential, one-on-one, no cost, professional business advising service to small business entrepreneurs at all of its 14 locations throughout Southeast Texas. The SBDC advising staff can assist entrepreneurs and small business owners in various stages of the business life cycle: pre-venture or early stage, startup, expansion, growth and exit.

For your convenience, you can choose whether you would like to meet in person or have a virtual session with one of our business advisors. Click one of the options below to contact a business advisor and/or schedule an appointment.


Area of Expertise

Our business advisers have earned advanced degrees in business or management and have extensive practical experience and expertise to help both new and growing businesses design strategies to make better business decisions and reach their business goals.

Our advising expertise focuses on areas that are important to accelerating the business growth, and we are the only full-time, no-cost business advising service for small businesses. We can assist with:

• Business Planning
• Capital Access
• Sales and Marketing
• Accounting Assistance
• Technology Commercialization
• Market Research
• Strategic Planning
• Financial Analysis
• International Trade
• Government Procurement
• Loan Proposals