About Us

The NW SBDC’s goal is to stimulate the economy and promote new job opportunities by assisting small business development.

About Us

About Us

The Northwest Small Business Development Center is operated by the University of Minnesota, Duluth and the Center for Economic Development.

We provide business consulting assistance at no charge to support Minnesota small business owners within our nine county service territory in developing strategies, locating customers, improving sales and enhancing profitability. The center’s consulting staff has extensive business experience in marketing, finance and accounting, operations, business planning and business management.

If you are at the beginning stages of planning your business venture please contact us. We can help. Or you can also research the U.S. Small Business Administration web site for general information on starting a small business by clicking here.