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    Helping Small Businesses Start, Grow and Succeed!

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    With 13 locations, the University of Houston Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network is responsible for providing small business assistance to 32 counties throughout Southeast Texas.

    If you're in need of small business assistance, the SBDC advising staff can assist you in various stages of the business life cycle: pre-venture or early stage, startup, expansion, growth and exit.

    Click the link below to find a virtual business advisor at an SBDC location near you.

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    Access individualized business advising and resources to start a business.

    Grow Your Business

    Get professional assistance to help you develop strategies for business growth.

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    Gain new business knowledge and skills on a variety of small business topics.


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    If you are a new client ready to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment with one of our small business advisors, please watch this video for a step-by step guide in requesting an appointment. For existing clients, please contact your current advisor for small business help.