Pre Header


About Us

About Us
The South-West Texas Border Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network provides consulting and technical assistance to the small business community. Our goal is simple — to help small businesses start and grow. The SBDC program supports the growth and development of the Texas economy by assisting in job creation, economic diversification, and business expansion.


The mission of the South-West Texas Border Small Business Development Center Network is to foster small business success.


We are the leading economic development network recognized for excellence in service to the small business community

SBDC Field Office Locations

10 field offices are located throughout our 79-county service region, providing business advising, training, and research services.

SBDCs provide management counseling in areas including accounting, financing and loan packaging, capital acquisition, business planning, marketing, human resources, economic development, strategic planning, and financial analysis.

We also provide specialized assistance in international trade, government contracting, and rural development issues.

Funding Partners
  • U. S. Small Business Administration(SBA)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio(UTSA)
  • Host organizations throughout South and West Texas

Pre Footer


© 1979 - 2014, UTSA Institute for Economic Development, All Rights Reserved.

The Institute for Economic Development is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the SBA through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors' or participants' opinions, findings, conclusions, recommendations, products, or services.

All SBDC programs are nondiscriminatory and open to the public. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance.