Welcome to the Ohio University SBDC

The Ohio University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides no-cost business assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in Southeast Ohio.

We understand the unique challenges you face in rural Appalachia.

Whether you have an existing business or are in the startup stage, our counselors work confidentially and one-on-one with you to customize services to your needs.

We take a stepped approach to providing you no-cost business assistance:

  • Build your business
  • Improve your competitiveness
  • Increase your revenues
  • Solve problems
  • Manage the next stage of growth


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Our Services

Upcoming Event

Hazmat Awareness

This event is part of our World Trade Month Series. You will find them each Thursday from 11:00-11:30AM throughout the month of May.



May is World Trade Month! Join Don Hackney, SBDC Export Assistance Advisor, for a series of half-hour discussions from 11:00-11:30AM every Thursday in May. Pick...

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