About Us

In August 1992, the Sam Houston State University Small Business Development Center (SHSU SBDC) opened a new 1800-square-foot, stand-alone facility with easy accessibility and ample parking for clients. Today our facility has expanded to 2300 square feet with several comfortable office spaces, state of the art furnishings and material, and a fully-equipped Computer Learning Center.

For more than 20 years, the SHSU SBDC's main objective has been to help small businesses get started and existing businesses raise their profit potential. We accomplish this through free, one-on-one, confidential consulting, which will increase a business's chance of success.

We also offer a variety of training seminars, some free and some for a minimal fee, in order to help small business owners and managers learn about relevant business-related issues and improve their business knowledge and skills.  The seminars include such topics as starting up a new business, writing a business plan, tax information, marketing a business and other current topics of interest. 

The SHSU SBDC offers the following services:

• Business Plan Development
• Market Research, Analysis and Strategy
• Business Check-up and Analysis
• SBA and Conventional Loan Assistance
• Marketing to the Government
• Cash Management and Budgeting
• Technology Access
• Workshops & Seminars
• International Trade Program
• Business Resource Library

We invite you to visit our office in Huntsville, Texas at 1 Financial Plaza, Suite 300 or call us at (936) 294-3737 to arrange for a free and confidential consultation at one of our satellite office locations.  

 For answers to your everyday questions, visit our FAQs page.