Small Business Development Center - Poulsbo Branch

The Washington Small Business Development Center is a network of more than 30 expert business advisors working in communities across the state to help entrepreneurs or small business owners start, grow or buy/sell a business. 

Through a partnership with the Kitsap Regional Library, Western Washington University formally opened the Kitsap Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in the Poulsbo branch, on August 1, 2019. The Small Business Development Center offers no-cost, one-on-one, confidential business advising with a Certified Business Advisor for almost any currently active or pre-launch small business at any stage of the business lifecycle. Connect with data that will help inform your business strategies and learn how to access capital, marketing, technology development, international trade opportunities and more. Explore the demographics in your area to see what your competitors are doing, discover your customers and learn their spending habits. Start the conversation today and pursue your entrepreneurial dreams.  

How can I meet with an advisor?  
Fill out a client information form and you will get scheduling information when your application has been processed. 

Is the Small Business Development Center open? 
Yes, some days in the Poulsbo office and some days from a virtual location or client site. By default, they are currently scheduling via Zoom, but once you have a meeting scheduled, you can connect with your advisor to discuss meeting in person, if desired. Learn more about the SBDC.WWU.edu

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