|The UTRGV Small Business Development Center, partially funded by the US Small Business Administration and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, is a component of the UTRGV Business Development & Innovation (BDI) Group and seeks to promote economic growth and business development in the Rio Grande Valley. It does so by offering confidential one-on-one counseling, assistance in business plan development, and business training on a variety of
Its main office is located at the UTRGV CESS Building,
1407 E. Freddy Gonzalez Drive, Suite 1.200, in Edinburg.
The UTRGV SBDC hosts a monthly training series called SBDC SmartStart - an orientation session for aspiring business owners - promoted by the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce.
The next SBDC SmartStart will take place on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce.