Whether you're bootstrapping a new business, positioning your company for growth or preparing to buy or sell an existing business, you can find the right mentor on AustinSmallBusinessAnswers.com. Our certified SBDC business advisors provide no-cost, professional, unbiased advising and connect you to other experienced mentors in the business community.
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Central Texas is home to a vast network of small business resources. Austin Small Business Answers was created to help you navigate that ecosystem. Our SBDC team works in partnership with chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, accelerator and incubator programs, lenders, investors and a wide range of subject matter experts to get you connected to the right resources.
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AustinSmallBusinessAnswers is the place to find a full calendar of live workshops, self-paced onine training, webinars, conferences and forums offered by the SBDC and our small business resource partners. We don't do boring lectures covering information you could easily find online. Our training programs address current, relevant topics and provide engaging, hands-on learning.
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did you say no-cost?
Yes! Thanks to funding provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Texas and the South-west Texas Border Network SBDC, there is never a charge for consulting at the Texas State SBDC. Just make sure to respond to our surveys so we can continue to help you!