Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Western Regional Office


About Us


The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center provides free and confidential one-to-one business advice to prospective and existing small businesses. The Massachusetts SBDC contributes to the entrepreneurial growth of small businesses throughout Massachusetts by providing high-quality, in-depth advising, training, and capital access.

Services are available to Massachusetts start-ups and existing businesses located in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties. Areas of assistance include business plan development, preventure feasibility, conventional and non-conventional financing, cash flow analysis, organizational and personnel issues and marketing.

Services are delivered by a skilled professional staff with extensive business experience and excellent educational backgrounds. Work is augmented by college and university faculty, qualified intern students and private consultants.

Training programs are offered for a nominal fee on a wide variety of management issues. Many programs are cosponsored with chambers of commerce, banks, local colleges and universities, community development organizations and trade associations.

We are accredited by America's SBDC.


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