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The mission of the Angelo State University Small Business Development Center (ASU-SBDC) is to promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and improved management for small businesses in the 10 counties that comprise the ASU-SBDC service area. Those counties are:

  • Irion
  • Tom Green
  • Concho
  • McCulloch
  • Mason
  • Menard
  • Kimble
  • Sutton
  • Schleicher
  • Crockett

 

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