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  • SBDC M-DWSC 24Feb15 Photographer Danny Meyer

    Keeping the Water Flowing

    July 13
    In late summer of 2014, the ASU Small Business Development Center was asked to assist the Millersview-Doole Water Supply Corporation (M-DWSC) with a business/marketing plan and general marketing assistance to use as a tool to produce more revenue. In addition they needed a document to present to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) to assist in a restructure.M-DWSC was formed in 1972 as a Texas non-profit corporation for the purpose of furnishing a water supply for general farm use and domestic purposes to its members residing in Concho, McCulloch, Runnels, and Tom Green counties. 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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  • Sookie Sookie

    December 14

    “The SBDC helped me create a business plan to get approved for a small business loan to purchase an existing jewelry company, Sookie Sookie.”

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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...
  • Joy’s of the Southwest

    Cha, cha, cha! Good Eats!

    July 14
    “I am so glad that the SBDC program is at Angelo State University.  Peggy has been a blessing and great help with the financing and projections to help me get my loan.  I look forward to her coming to Mason and meeting with me as I grow my company,” current owner of Joy’s of the Southwest, Kyla Rasch stated. Read more...
  • 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...
  • Your wellness is our priority!

    November 30

    “Adriana was incredibly helpful, resourceful, and sincerely cared about my business. She helped me improve my business plan, set up an LLC, and determine startup costs for our relocation.”

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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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  • Wicked Good Food!

    February 6

    “Adriana was amazing! She helped us through the whole process of starting our business licenses, permits, etc. I mean everything! Also, she worked with us multiple times to understand Quickbooks.”

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  • Steven Short Photography

    Powerful Perspectives

    July 13
    Steven obtained an engineering degree from Texas Tech University. He worked in the industry for a few years, but it was not what he thought it would be. Steven picked up a camera when he was young and he was hooked. 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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  • Community Client-Rural Business Program

    February 2

    “The assistance to Christoval made with and through SBDC connections have been critical to achieving successes thus far, including improved, sustainable quality of life and to forward movement toward better days for the community.”

     

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  • 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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  • 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...
  • Fun in the water!

    March 6

    “I am always able to call upon my mentor at the SBA Development Center to assist in keeping my business on track.”

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Upcoming Events

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.

September 7th, 2017

  • webinar 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    Make Your Website Work for You

    Whether you’ve had a website for 10 years or you’re just getting started, this workshop will give you the information you need to plan and create—or recreate—your site to accomplish business goals.

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ASU SBDC Mission & Vision Statement

  • 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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    Integrity, Excellence, Service, & Innovation

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