Helping Arizona's Small Businesses
Grow and Succeed

Contact us for confidential, no-cost business advising.

Start a Business

The Arizona Small Business Development Center (AZSBDC) Network will guide you from business idea through startup and will help you grow your new business to success. The AZSBDC provides 1-to-1 advising and resources to help you each step of the way.

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Grow a Business

The Arizona Small Business Development Center (AZSBDC) Network provides access to capital resources. Our tools and resources assist with business plans, projections, and cash flow analysis. Whether you need a capital infusion, equipment, or funding for a new project, the AZSBDC can help you prepare for lending.

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Business 2 Business (B2B) Project Marketplace

Connecting local businesses in Arizona to grow and expand, no matter the size. Whether you are a service provider with the ambition to grow your customer base or a service seeker with a growth project, the AERO program can help you make progress and expand your network.

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Government Contracting

Arizona APEX Accelerator (formerly AZPTAC) is a statewide program that works with small business owners to help them realize the opportunities of government contracting. We do this by providing confidential, no-fee, one-on-one counseling and resource assistance to the small business community throughout the State of Arizona.

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Government Contracting

Arizona APEX Accelerator (formerly AZPTAC) is a statewide program that works with small business owners to help them realize the opportunities of government contracting. We do this by providing confidential, no-fee, one-on-one counseling and resource assistance to the small business community throughout the State of Arizona.

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Success Stories

Creative Hands Cuisine

2022 Success Awards Winner

Creative Hands Cuisine is a successful fine dining catering business. SBDC helped them acquire
1.1 million dollars in disaster relief to save their business during the COVID pandemic.

“We can wholeheartedly say, without the SBDC, we don’t know if we would still be in business
with the impact the pandemic had on our business.”

Farm A Go Go

2022 Success Awards Winner

Farm A Go Go is a gourmet food truck and catering service. SBDC helped them acquire a micro
loan to grow their business but when the COVID pandemic hit, SBDC helped with disaster relief
funding as well.

“They answered our calls in our greatest hour of need during the shut downs and continued to
tell us WHATEVER YOU DO, DON’T STOP TRYING!”

ReSuture

2022 Success Awards Winner

ReSuture is a medical tech startup that builds a ‘portable simulated operating room’. SBDC
helped them acquire an SBIR Grant from the NSF to develop their technology.

“Working with the SBDC has been an absolute pleasure. They have been an excellent resource
for us as we grow our business in Arizona and were instrumental in helping us craft a strong
commercialization strategy.”

Statewide Training Opportunities

Group training and workshops focused on subjects of interest to small businesses and presented by SBDC staff and private sector professionals.

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