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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Business Advising

Get free, one-on-one, confidential business advising. Book an advising session today.

In-Person Events

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

Business Specialists

Schedule an appointment with a Business Specialist to get industry specific needs.


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Lending a Helping Hand
During COVID-19

The UH SBDC Network offers a lifeline to small businesses affected by COVID-19. To provide guidance, we are offering no-cost business advising services virtually. We will conduct sessions via phone, email, Zoom or Skype. We're also providing access to free business webinars: COVID-19 Best Practices, Food & Restaurant, Marketing and more.