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Small Business Development Center

South-West Texas Border Small Business Development Center Network, Angelo State University SBDC

69 N. Chadbourne St.
San Angelo, TX 76903
325-942-2098

Building the Texas economy, one business at a time!

The ASU SBDC is part of a regional network of SBDCs throughout the South-West Texas Border Network. Our services include confidential, one-on-one, no-cost business advising services by Certified Business Advisors, along with a diverse array of business training events. Some of their areas of expertise include; Business Startup or Expansion, Business Financing, Business Planning, Doing Business with the Government, Loan Proposals, and Marketing. Contact us today to set up a no-cost and confidential appointment with an SBDC advisor.

James Leavelle

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Marketing

When it comes to marketing and advertising your business, it is easy to fall back on colloquial phrases as justification for not being willing to try different techniques or channels. 

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2021 Business Plan Competition Open to Local Entrepreneurs

The sixth annual San Angelo Business Plan Competition has officially launched.

Small Business Credit Survey - Respond Now

Small Business Credit Survey

Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard. 

Owners and key financial decision-makers of for-profit businesses, tell us about your recent experiences. Did your business seek financing such as loans or lines of credit in the last 12 months? How would you rate the financial condition of your business? What effect is the COVID-19 pandemic currently having on your business?

The Federal Reserve’s 2021 Small Business Credit Survey is open for responses, and the ASU SBDC is a partner on this effort. By taking the survey, you contribute to data that directly informs the Fed, federal government agencies, service providers, and others—ultimately benefitting your business and other businesses like yours. Take the 10-minute survey now. 

The survey is open to businesses currently in operation, those recently closed, and those about to launch. The questions ask about business conditions, financing needs, and the effects of the pandemic on your business All responses are confidential.

The survey closes November 19, 2021.

View previous years data: FedSmallBusiness.org

Your participation is greatly appreciated.
Please direct any questions regarding this survey to DALFedSmallBusiness@dal.frb.org


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COVID-19: Business Resources and Recovery

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.

Training and Events

September 28
10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual

Small Business Management Certificate Program

Starting a new business is an overwhelming challenge. The ASU-SBDC developed the Small Business Management Certificate Program to help meet the needs of aspiring small business owners. The program will help participants build essential business skills and knowledge on how to run a successful business. Once you complete the requirements, you will receive your SBMCP certificate.

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America's SBDC

ASU-SBDC: Funded in part through the State of Texas and a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (10-603001-Z-0049-34). Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact ASU-SBDC at ASU Station #10910, San Angelo, Texas, 76909-0910, 325-942-2098.