About


The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which is a part of UW-Extension, is a statewide network supporting entrepreneurs and business owners through no-cost, confidential consulting and targeted educational programs.  We help:

  • Existing businesses that want to expand, transition, or improve
  • New ventures including local, regional, and international lifestyle businesses
  • Innovative ideas which may be scalable and repeatable and which require customer development and liquidity events

Businesses fail at an alarming rate of around 80%. Why?

  • No understanding of customer segments through customer interviews
  • Lack of differentiation or failure to communicate the value proposition
  • Undefined business model with no proven revenue streams and lack of funding
  • Leadership communication and expectation setting issues throughout organization
  • Improper risk management, operational procedures, and asset controls

The Southwest Wisconsin SBDC is here to help in the following categories and more:

  • Customer Understanding
  • Marketing Help
  • Risk Analysis
  • Financial Decisions
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property

Get Started!

Fill out the electronic request for consulting and our business consultant, Brock Waterman will follow-up with you.

have a quick question?

Call the free business answers line (1-800-940-7232).

want to know more?

Visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/swwisbdc or website www.wisconsinsbdc.org/platteville.

About the Business Consultant?

Brock Waterman
608-574-1757 (Cell)
brock.waterman@uwex.edu
www.linkedin.com/in/brockwaterman

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