Maryland Small Business Development Center
The University of Maryland provides services to support small businesses across the state through the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Since 1988, the experienced staff of the Maryland SBDC Network has provided sound advice, consulting and support to entrepreneurs and small businesses across the state. The SBDC Network is a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Maryland and the University of Maryland, College Park. The SBDC links private enterprise, government, higher education and local economic development organizations to provide high-quality training, confidential consulting and market and industry research to Maryland's small businesses. The Maryland SBDC is a part of a national SBDC Network that helps over 500,000 U.S. businesses annually.