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Small Business Development Center

Small Business success is our driving force


The UHV SBDC is part of a nationwide small business assistance program serving the small business community and federal, state and local governments. The center offers counseling, training and technical assistance to existing and start-up businesses in an 11-county area. To make an appointment for business services or register for a UHV SBDC workshop, call the center at 361-485-4485, at 877-895-7232 or email at

Request Services To become an SBDC client and have access to business assistance, Click the icon to the left or fill out a Request for Counseling form  
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 Directions to our office

Victoria Tower, 1908 N. Laurent St., Suite 400 (Fourth Floor), Victoria  TX 77901  Come in on the North side of the building (tower portion) Take the elevator to the 4th floor and the office is to the left of the elevator.

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Sign up for the UHV SBDC newsletter at  or get it on your smartphone by textng UHVSBDC to 22828

 Hurricane Harvey Disaster Information

Small Businesses have until May 25, 2018 to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) – Working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the disaster. These loans are intended to assist through the disaster recovery period. Apply online at the SBA’s secure website

The UHV SBDC is one of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Texas Resource Partners Offer the Following Services to Help Businesses Recover from the Effects of Hurricane Harvey

Texas Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) SBDCs are providing the following services to help small businesses impacted by the disaster (no charge for any services):
• Counseling for financial, accounting, marketing and other post-disaster challenges
• Management and technical assistance
• Business planning to help business owners re-establish their operations and plan for their future
• Help in reconstructing damaged or destroyed business records
• Assistance with updating or rewriting business plans
• Assistance with accessing government contracts and procurement related to the disaster

We can be reached at at 361-485-4485, at 877-895-7232 or email at

 La Universidad de Houston-Victoria Centro de Desarrollo de Pequeños Negocios (UHV SBDC) es un socio con los socios en Texas de la Administración Federal de Pequeños Negocios Ofrecen los Siguientes Servicios para Ayudar a los Negocios a Recuperarse de los Efectos de Huracán Harvey

Los Centros de Desarrollo de Pequeños Negocios de Texas (SBDCs) SBDCs están ofreciendo los siguientes servicios para ayudar a los pequeños negocios afectados por el desastre (son servicios gratuitos):
• Asesoramiento financiero, de contabilidad, mercadeo, etc. y otros desafíos después de los desastres
• Asistencia administrativa y técnica
• Planificación empresarial para ayudar a los dueños de negocios a restablecer sus operaciones y planificar para el futuro
• Asistencia en la recopilación de registros comerciales dañados o destruidos • Asistencia para actualizar o crear un nuevo plan de negocio
• Asistencia para participar en contratos y adquisiciones de gobierno que están relacionados con el desastrePodemos ser alcanzados en 361-485-4485 email oa través de medios sociales Facebook UHV SBDC o visite nuestra página web

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QuickBooks Class:‌

  • Next class planned for Summer 2018


Leadercast 2018:

First Steps to Starting Your Own Business:

Our recommended no-cost workshop for those considering opening a business.

Additional Workshop Information: