The SBDC provides free one-on-one comprehensive and confidential services focused on business growth and strategies, financing and loan assistance, and strategic analysis. The statewide program has three integrated product lines: Business Advisory Services, Government Contracting, and International Trade Services.
The SBDC at Clark University schedules appointments Monday–Friday at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1:30 p.m. Initial meetings must take place in person. When you meet with an adviser, please bring any relevant information you may have relating to your business or new venture. Our Start-Up Checklist includes decisions you should think about before your first appointment. To set up an appointment, please call +1-508-793-7615.
Areas of assistance include, but are not limited to:
- Feasibility studies and start-up issues
- Business plan development
- Cash flow analysis
- Marketing and sales strategies
- Financial plan development
- Financing options and loan packaging
- Buy/sell and valuation assistance
- Technology and e-commerce assistance
- Equity business plans
The SBDC at Clark University does not provide financing, but our advisers can help you negotiate the financial challenges faced by startup and expanding businesses by working with banks and other lending organizations.