Real People
Helping
Real Businesses

Whether you are just starting out, or looking to grow, SBDC can help you navigate every turn at every stage of your business.

Our expert-level advising is completely confidential and 100% FREE to you.

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Turn your idea
into a business

Whether you’ve been dreaming about starting a business for years and this is your first time taking the plunge, or if you are a seasoned serial entrepreneur, we are the best first stop on your path to business ownership.

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Five Minutes Could Change Your Business Forever

Our sign up form takes only a few minutes and could change your life.

We meet entrepreneurs where they are to help them define their goals and address their greatest challenges.

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We’re making a big impact on small business.


Last year, North Coast SBDC helped more than 572 clients navigate through a pandemic and access $15 million in capital to start or grow their business and create a meaningful impact on our local community – the likes of 188 new jobs.

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Get Business Advising


Our Business Advisors are industry experts who provide free, professional business advising in marketing, finance, accessing capital, and more.

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Group Learning


Gain skills and knowledge you need for your business to start and prosper. Workshops, programs by industry or skill, co-operative academy, incubators.

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Ask a Question


Got a quick question or need a quick pointer to the best resources for your need?

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Featured Client

Six Rivers Brewery

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Real Businesses,
Real Results


Read inspiring stories of actual SBDC clients who’ve climbed the entrepreneurial mountain.

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