​Mission Statement:​

Our center helps business achieve success through our five areas of service: start, manage, finance, grow, and market.

Assisting Startup and Existing Businesses

As part of a statewide network, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point offers no cost, confidential advising and resources as well as fee based workshops/conferences to both startup and existing businesses primarily serving nine counties - Adams, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas, Waupaca and Wood.

Our Vision 

At the Small Business Development Center at UW-Stevens Point, we treat all businesses, no matter how large or small, as though they are our own. Through our passion, experience, and dedication, we hope to assist all business owners in the areas they need it most. The center provides educational opportunities through individual counseling sessions, as well as conferences and presentations, and builds strong relationships with community leaders so all businesses can achieve their version of success!

2023 Prior Year Impacts

  • ​327 clients
  • 17 business starts
  • 799​ total consulting hours
  • 444 jobs supported
  •  $1.7 million capital investment​

Check out our full Results and Resources Report to learn more.

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Entrepreneurial Success Stories

Black Girl Magic: Meeting needs and giving back

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(Mark) was willing to meet with me and walk me through things I had never done before. ~Mariah Collelo, Owner

Blessings Holistic Spa: A place of true healing

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(Mark) gave me the confidence and direction. He was very, very helpful in teaching me to find other paths, resources to get to the right results. ~ Tanya MGill, Owner​

More SBDC client success stories! Visit https://wisconsinsbdc.org/centers/stevenspoint/client-successes/

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The Wisconsin SBDC Network is a proud part of the Institute of Business and Entrepreneurship in the Universities of Wisconsin. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact the SBDC at 715-346-3838 or uwspce-bus@uwsp.edu.