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Starting a business isn't easy. We know because we've been there. Our offices provide no cost 1:1 consultations that will help you start your business on solid footing. Schedule a quick, 10 minute introductory call to learn how we can help.

Access On-Demand Training

Are you thinking about starting a new business? Or have you recently started a business and want to make sure you’re set up for success?  Supercharge Southwest Missouri offers an on-demand training platform designed for new and emerging businesses in southwest Missouri!

This expert-led, easy-to-understand content can be accessed anywhere, at any time. And through grant funding from the Missouri Technology Corporation the online curriculum is available to anyone in southwest Missouri at no cost!

Start Your Business Successfully

Our services will help you get started and create a plan for future growth.

Business Training

We offer training sessions on a variety of business subjects. If you want to know where to start, Building Your Business Plan is always a great choice.

Business Planning

Every great business starts with a great plan. The SBDC can help guide you through building a business plan to fit your needs.

Financial Projections

How much money do you need to start? When can you expect a profit? We can walk you through the process of building projections to minimize risk.

Feasibility Study

Unsure if your business idea will work? We team you up with a group of Entrepreneurship students to help determine if your business is feasible.

Technology Commercialization

Do you have a new technology? Our team can help build out a plan to fund and sell your new tech.

Loan Assistance

Do you know how to approach a lender with your new business plan? We can help you develop a plan and projections so you are ready for a lender.

Legal Assistance

The University of Missouri School of Law & Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic offers no-cost services to small businesses who can't otherwise afford legal assistance.

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