The UTSA Institute for Economic Development is OPEN for business.
Each of our small business service centers are available to you during this difficult and unexpected time. One-on-one confidential consulting will continue.
We are available to assist you by email, phone, or video conference. Some traditional classroom-based training/events will be available electronically.
For SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan information, go directly to
For COVID-19 small business resources, go to

About our Advising Services

The San Antonio Small Business Development Center provides education and no-cost business advising services to entrepreneurs and people wanting to start their own business. Our business advisors can help you with many facets of your small business. Confidentiality is guaranteed and a stipulation of our doing business with you. We can help:

  • Develop and update business plans
  • Identify sources of capital
  • Set up record-keeping systems and analyze financial records
  • Identify foreign markets for products or services
  • Conduct specialized research geared to specific needs of the business-owner
  • Create marketing strategies and advertising campaigns
  • Explore suitable ways to conform to government regulations
  • Increase opportunities to sell to federal, state, and local governments
  • Analyze statistical and demographic data

And much more. Essentially, our services are tailored to fit your needs. We’re here to help!