I can say without a doubt that if we didn’t have the SBDC, both Cory and I would have gone back to working for other people. The kind of advice he gives us would cost $500 an hour if we had to pay for it.
Once we identify employment barriers and open our businesses to this incredibly talented and skilled workforce, retention increases, productivity skyrockets, innovation increases, culture improves, the business’s bottom line increases, and the entire community benefits,
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Because we are federally funded, we cannot provide services for enterprises selling federally illegal products such as marijuana.