Virginia SBDC Capital Region | New Kent Winery
Virginia SBDC Capital Region | Short Pump Mall

Expert advice.
True collaboration.

Our consultants and business leaders serve small businesses and start-ups in the Richmond metro area, Ashland, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan.

Areas of emphasis include business plan development, market research, raising capital, financial management, strategic planning, and organization development.

Our main service is project-based one-one-one business advising. We also offer one-off sessions on resources and quick business questions.

Areas of Expertise

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established business owner, we’re here to help. We offer one-on-one technical assistance on projects in the following areas:

Business Plan Development

Let us help you create a roadmap for success - or leverage our resources to get feedback on your business plan.

Market Research

Collect data to help you understand your audience, competitors, and industry - so you can grow your business.

Raising Capital

Tap into our experts to discover a wide range of loans, grants, and financing options available to help you grow your business.

Financial Management

Get help with budgeting, loan applications, accounting, and more.

Strategic Planning

Our team can help you set goals and map out a plan to achieve them.

Organizational Development

Attract and retain top talent with the help of our human resources professionals and organizational development experts.

Sales and Marketing Strategy

Positioning your business to be seen by your target market is an art and a science. We can help you with both.

Business Management

From day-to-day operations to positioning for growth, we can help you formulate your plan.

Get Started

PLEASE NOTE: After you request counseling services, your confirmation & intake scheduling email MAY go to your spam folder! Please reach out to if you cannot find your form confirmation/intake scheduling email within six business days.

Also of note: we a small but mighty team and the best way to reach us is via email! With that said, please provide at least a six-business-day window for response, so we have time to adequately manage our workload and provide you the right answer to your needs.