Want to start and operate a successful small business? Start with the SBCN.
Welcome to the North Carolina Small Business Center Network. Here you will find a variety of programs, services and resources to help you start and grow your business.
In North Carolina, small businesses account for the majority of newly created jobs every year. Yet, beginning a small business can be a challenging process. Fortunately, for North Carolinians, there is a Small Business Center located at each of our state’s 58 community colleges to help guide budding entrepreneurs through the steps of considering, planning, developing, opening, and operating a small business.
The NC Community Colleges Small Business Center Network (SBCN) is our state’s largest state-supported small business assistance initiative. Started in 1984 with the funding of eight small business centers by the North Carolina General Assembly, by