Business Advising

The UH Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network offers confidential, no-cost business advising to small business entrepreneurs throughout Southeast Texas. Whether you want to start a business or take your existing business to the next level, we’re here for you. Many of our qualified business advisors have advanced degrees and are extremely knowledgeable in helping emerging and growing businesses design growth strategies and make better decisions to get results and achieve business goals.

Meet with an Advisor

We connect you with advisors whose expertise meet your interest and needs. All sessions are one-on-one, strictly confidential and provided at no cost. We can help you explore or evaluate your business idea or discuss opportunities for your existing business. To get started, contact a local SBDC office. We have 15 locations throughout Southeast Texas.

Not ready for a one-on-one session? Attend a business workshop.

Areas of Expertise

Our advising expertise focuses on areas that are important to accelerating business growth. With an array of business expertise on our team, we can assist you in many aspects of your business:


Have a question? View the most frequently asked questions by our clients.