Business Advising

The UW-La Crosse Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is one of the 12 University of Wisconsin-Extension SBDC centers that uses a variety of resources to help small business owners solve their business concerns. Services are targeted toward businesses that are planning for expansion, improving efficiency of operations, or resolving specific problems.

Whether you’re thinking about starting a business or are already in business, the Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is here to assist you. Our business advising services include:

Business advisorOne-on-One Advising

The SBDC offers free, confidential one-on-one advising for all stages of small business development including pre-venture assistance, startup businesses, established businesses, and new product and inventions. We can help you with questions regarding topics including business planning, business management, financial statement analysis, cash flow management, record-keeping, bank financing, exports and imports, developing personnel policies, marketing planning and product innovation. Learn more


Wisconsin Business AnswerLine

Call the Wisconsin Business AnswerLine to talk with experienced business counselors about managing or starting a business. At no cost to you, they'll provide practical answers, informative documents and schedules for local business education classes. Learn more