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+1.202.806.1550

 

2600 6th Street NW
Room 128
Washington, DC 20001

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abalwant@dcsbdc.org

Primary Contact

Jessica Horsley
Training Coordinator & Office Manager

EMAIL
jhorsley@howard.edu

TWITTER
@dcsbdc

DC Small Business Development Center Network, Howard University School of Business

DC SBDC Network delivers results-oriented consulting and training for pre-venture and existing local small businesses.  Our mission is to strengthen District of Columbia small businesses – and to provide our clients with the necessary tools for understanding and implementing “Best Business Practices” to achieve profitability and sustainable growth.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OFFERED

Business Concept

Start-up feasibility analysis

Business Plan

Business plan development
Business start-up information
Business operations
Business management

Licensing

Small business certifications
Business licensing and registration
DCRA – regulatory

Budget, Financing & Lending

Access to Capital
Financial assistance

Contract and Procurement

Access to contracts
Procurement assistance
Proposal and contract support services
Federal and local government certification

Marketing

Market research
Target Market/Customer Demographics
Sales and marketing
Business development
Website development
Customer service
Social and other web-based media training

Staffing and training

Human Resources

Financing

Access to capital
Financial forecasting
Cash flow analysis
Grant writing assistance
Great Streets grant assistance

LOCATIONS HELPED

Districtwide

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Identification of resources to assist with Real Estate and Façade