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  • drei Brüders Rasberry’s Fresh Pork Sausage LLC

    Three Brothers Pork Sausage

    July 14
    The Rasberrys found that their recipe for making German sausage was becoming quite popular and realized that they had an opportunity to turn something they love – cold smoked sausage – into something profitable. After some talk and consideration, they decided to take their business idea to the next level and began seeking financing. Their lender was receptive their business idea and referred them to the Angelo State University – Small Business Development Center. They were assigned to business advisor James Leavelle. Read more...
  • Long*Horn Coffee Co.

    April 26

    “…we were so very happy with his support and guidance throughout the competition.  James is very knowledgeable in business and startup procedures.”

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  • Customization for all your AV Components!

    November 18

      “Peggy helped us with our financial projections and business plan.  She was amazing in educating us on what to expect so we could be prepared and get started.” 

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  • Chemicals to Clean is our Business!

    November 29

    “The SBDC opened my eyes to some real inventory issues.  As a result, we have revamped our purchasing process to improve our cash flow.  Also in writing a plan, we have a clearer path of where we are trying to go.”

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  • Keeping Court Rooms Safe across Texas

    November 16

    “Paul and Dezaray have both brought such valuable help to our start-up process. They have both been available when we have had the need to reach out for assistance”.

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  • Blue Wren

    Imports for You!

    July 14
    Jessica had always wanted to start her own business. After trying a couple of times with other ideas, she and her father decided to try importing products to the U. S. and wholesaling and retailing them. Read more...
  • Every Day Carry Gear!

    January 18

    “Adriana is very helpful, she has saved me countless hours and dollars helping me figure out the ins and outs of QuickBooks, banking features, and taxes.”

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  • Angelo Solutions 27Jun13 Photographer Danny Meyer

    Remote Monitoring Solutions

    February 3

    Gabriel Fernandez and Derek McIntyre joined forces in 2012 to establish their company, Angelo Solutions, LLC. Gabriel owned another company specializing in audio/video and security solutions for residential and commercial customers. When the two created the new business, they sought to expand into the emerging market of Electronic On Board Recording (EOBR) systems.?

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  • Discounted prices to transport your goods!

    October 7

    “Adriana helped us guiding us though an extended process of filing the right paperwork with government agencies.”

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  • My Trainer - A Matt Cutrer Fitness Facility LLC

    A New Approach to Fitness

    January 23
    Matt Cutrer had been working as a personal trainer for several years in fitness centers belonging to someone else.  His dream was to own one of his own.  Matt and his wife (Nora) began talking about that dream but wasn’t sure where to go with it. Read more...
  • Yours Truly, Professional Awards / Trophies and Engraving

    January 20

    “The SBDC, Peggy Rosser, was very helpful in navigating the small business issues unique to our circumstances.”  

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  • Pictured Matt Cutrer & Brandon Smith

    Fitness for you!

    December 14

    “The SBDC really helped us to merge our business and with marketing ideas and will projections and forecasting.”

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  • Massage & Body Essentials

    Relax, Unwind, Smile Inside and Breathe

    July 14
    Nancy Craig was working as a licensed massage therapist in Arkansas when her husband’s job brought them to San Angelo. Nancy explored possibilities of being an employee of a spa or of owning her own business. After learning what she could, Nancy settled on owning her own business and renting a room from a spa. To make sure that she set her business up correctly, Nancy contacted the AngeloState University – Small Business Development Center for assistance. She was assigned to business advisor James Leavelle. Read more...
  • HH Autofinder

    March 17

    The ASU – SBDC continues to assist Hunter in all areas of business management as he continues to grow his business.

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  • Let’s Talk Baseball

    July 14
    Carlos De La Rosa III, former baseball player, started coaching young baseball players interested in developing their skills. His passion turned into an opportunity to establish his business and take the young players into competition. With this business idea Carlos visited with adviser Havins to obtain the necessary guidance to start his business, Southwest Select Show Baseball, LLC. Carlos explained the assistance given, “Adriana helped me start my LLC, and with all the questions along the way. She has been extremely helpful.” Read more...

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Upcoming Events

August 22nd, 2017

  • 3:00pm - 5:30pm

    Ready… Set… Go… Essentials to Business Startup

    Ready to turn that business idea into a reality? Join the ASU-SBDC professional staff as they present a comprehensive, basics of starting a new business seminar for entrepreneurs and new business owners.

August 24th, 2017

August 29th, 2017

  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    Social Media: Tips for Different Platforms

    So, you’ve set your business up with a Facebook page….NOW WHAT??? Social Media outlets are ever changing. Attend this session to learn about some of the new features available and brush up on some of the helpful tips. Learn tips and tricks on how to use your company’s social media pages to their fullest extent. This session will cover information on various platforms including; Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, and Snap Chat.

August 31st, 2017

  • 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    Understanding Financial Statements

    What are your financial statements saying about your business’s health? Learn how to understand your financial statements and how to use them to determine how you can make changes to increase profits and overall success.

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  • The mission of the Angelo State University Small Business Development Center is to foster small business success in the ten counties that comprise the SBDC service area. Our vision is to be recognized as a premier business development organization in the Concho Valley. 

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