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About Us

The SBDC offers services to existing business owners to help with expansion planning, problem solutions, marketing efforts, etc. We also assist aspiring entrepreneurs in planning and developing their business concepts and business plan to prepare them to apply for funding.

Our Ideal Customer

Existing business owners or aspiring entrepreneurs who need assistance to grow ... business plans, financial analysis, marketing assistance, advice regarding credit and preparation to apply for a business loan, etc. Free services funded in part by the SBA, the State of SC, and Winthrop University. Call to schedule a free consultation with a consultant today.

Our Team
Larry Stevens, Region Director from Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center
Larry Stevens, Region Director
 
Winthrop Sbdc from Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center
Winthrop Sbdc
Graduate Assistants in Numerous Fields
Carol Daly Consultant from Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center
Carol Daly Consultant
Eduardo Venegas, Consultant from Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center
Eduardo Venegas, Consultant
 
Upcoming Events & Promotions
Oct
31
Calling all woman business owners, managers & aspiring entrepreneurs! This day is for YOU! Watch for details & the registration link to be posted soon, and sign up . In the meantime, SAVE THE DATE ..... you'll love the day, what you learn, and all the fantastic women you meet .... we've made...
Products & Services

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Services

Free Business consultations for small businesses in 15 counties from Union County, SC east and south to Horry County on the coast. We help prepare business plans, advise on financial and marketing analysis, growth strategies, suggest resources, explanation of financing options, and helping...
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Past Events & Promotions
Jul
25
Workshop will touch on business basics including municipal requirements, development of a basic business plan, figuring anticipated expenses and projected income, marketing, and networking for business. The workshop allows time for questions. $25. Register online at...
May
17
Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center at Winthrop University is partnering with The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce to host the Small Business Council Workshop on May 17th from 8:30–11:30 a.m. Topics will cover small and minority-owned business certification, state...
Feb
21
"Basic Creative Marketing for Small Business" addresses the concerns of small business owners with no background in marketing or advertising, who don't have a Public Relations team or marketing services provider. We'll walk you through the differences between advertising + marketing; help you...
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Remember the old saying, "If you can't lick 'em ..... join 'em" You don't COMPETE with the Internet ..... you WORK WITH IT as an additional tool to help you increase your reach and your brand. ... (more)

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