CTSBDC Programs and Services

Programs and Services

The Connecticut Small Business Development Center provides no-cost advising assistance to both prospective and existing business owners to help them start or grow their business. Our confidential, custom-designed services assist all types of businesses from home-based to high-tech and more.Our advisors are experienced in assisting businesses with growth strategies and provide tools imperative to turning around a struggling business. Many small businesses that utilize the CTSBDC services often report accelerated growth and improved access to capital financing.
Register for Business Advising


Ready to launch your business idea, evaluate your funding choices, or expand into new markets?

  • Business plan review
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Loan and grant application guidance
  • Marketing and social media
  • International Trade
  • Inventory control management
  • Market research
  • Management and personnel expertise
  • Financial planning and budgeting
  • Disaster Preparedness

Grow Your Business

Partner with CTSBDC and take the lead on your projects and goals, while enjoying hands-on support every step of the way.

International Trade

CTSBDC International Trade

If you are looking to increase sales and expand into new markets, you should consider exporting. There are more than 6.5 billion potential customers outside the U.S., which means greater opportunity for increased sales.

To learn if your business is ready for exporting, complete this request for business advising form to schedule a no-cost, confidential consultation today!

Learn more about international trade.