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

Dispelling Top 10 Myths About the Value of Your Business

Please Note: Acceptance of RSVP's are limited to businesses & individuals in our 13-county service region which includes: Athens, Meigs, Washington, Morgan, Noble, Monroe, Belmont, Guernsey, Muskingum, Fairfield, Hocking, Perry & Licking Counties.



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