What We Do
MISSION: Accelerate Ohio’s economy by helping people start, sustain, and grow their businesses!
The Southwest Ohio Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide a high-impact, front-line program designed to facilitate small business growth, job creation, and access to capital. SBDCs provide confidential one-to-one business advising at no cost, management training, and education programs, and technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Ohio SBDC Network also includes the specialty programs – International Trade Assistance Centers (ITAC) and Manufacturing and Technology Small Business Development Centers (MTSBDC). Each center is staffed with highly-trained, industry experts to assist the local small business community with growth strategies.
The Warren County Port Authority strives to enhance economic development in W...
The Ohio Small Business Development Center has partnered with Miami Universit...
A steady and skilled population, in the heart of Ohio’s aerospace and logisti...
Stimulating Oxford area commerce by promoting existing businesses and attract...
Business Assessment Evaluation
Cash Flow Analysis
Financial Projections Development
Strategic Business Planning
One-on-One Business Counseling
Identifying Sources of Capital
Workshops and Training Programs
Marketing Strategy Development
Market feasibility and research
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“We could not have created and executed this plan without the help of Mike Stater at the
Warren County SBDC. His attention to detail, desire to help us, and connections
really were valuable in the challenging start-up phase.”
“Mike Stater and the staff at the Warren County SBDC have been supportive, informative and patient
with us as we continue to build the Mim’s Off Main brand. We wouldn’t have made it this far if it
weren’t for their time and resources!”
“The Warren County SBDC has been there with us every step of the way. They gave us valuable advice
to help us achieve our dream. They are a valuable asset to the community.”
“Mike Stater took a genuine interest in our project, and did a lot of foundational work with us that allowed us to move forward.”