Let’s Work Together

About Us

The Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC) was created to have a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of small businesses in Indiana, and to help Hoosier Entrepreneurs start stronger, grow faster, and work smarter.

Our Mission

The Indiana SBDC creates a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of Indiana’s small businesses by providing entrepreneurs expert guidance and a comprehensive network of resources.

View the 2018 Annual Report

View the 2017 Annual Report

View the 2016 Annual Report

Regional Hosts


State Director
Director of Network Operations
Small Business Development Administrator
Manager, Regulatory Affairs & Small Business Ombudsman

America’s SBDC Accredited Member

Accreditation is important for each SBDC network and is essential for the national SBDC program to be recognized as a provider of high quality business advising and education that results in credible economic impact.

Resource Partners


“Agritourism” is the combination of agriculture and tourism. It’s experiencing what farm life is like. It’s picking your own produce at its peak time. It’s touring a vineyard and sampling wine. And that’s just a start. To learn more about Agritourism efforts in Indiana, click the link below.


INBiz is the state of Indiana’s one-stop resource for registering and managing your business and ensuring it complies with state laws and regulations. The INBiz portal is the starting point for forming a business in the State of Indiana, filing Business Entity Reports, and Registering for Sales & Use Tax certificates.

Indiana Department of Administration

The Department of Administration is responsible for administering the Buy Indiana, Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise certification, Indiana Veteran and Small Business programs and other small business related services.

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)

The Indiana Department of Environment Management can help small business owner meet the various requirements concernment the environment. They provide both oversight and technical assistance and can help provide guidance at the beginning stages of business development.

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

PTAC provides procurement technical assistance to help existing small businesses sell products or services to the appropriate government agency by offering confidential counseling services and workshops at no cost. The core of the procurement assistance program is counseling and education.

Elevate Ventures

Elevate Ventures nurtures and develops emerging and existing high-potential businesses into high-performing, Indiana-based companies. Elevate accomplishes this by providing rigorous business analysis and robust advisory services that connect companies with the resources they need to succeed long-term. As a not-for-profit organization, Elevate is able to offer unbiased, in-depth perspective and recommendations.

Compliance and Technical Assistance Program (CTAP)

Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Helping Indiana businesses one step at a time.

Indiana Grown

Indiana Grown helps Hoosiers identify items grown, raised, produced or processed here in Indiana. We are an all-inclusive collaborative initiative, housed within the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, designed to promote Indiana produced agricultural products to Indiana residents, restaurants, grocery stores, farmer’s markets, wholesalers, processors and other retail businesses.
Find your nearest location
See Locations