Start Your Business

If you're interested in starting a new business in south central Missouri, the Missouri Small Business Development Center at Missouri State University - West Plains can help. Our offices provide no cost 1:1 consultations that will help you start your business on solid footing. Schedule a quick, 10-minute introductory call to learn more.

We'll Help You Get Started

Our services will help you start your business and create a plan for future growth and success.

Business Training

We offer training sessions on a variety of business subjects. Classes are led by experts and designed for busy business owners.

Business Planning

Every great business starts with a great plan. The SBDC can help guide you through building a business plan to fit your needs.

Financial Projections

How much money do you need to start? When can you expect a profit? We can walk you through the process of building projections to minimize risk.

Feasibility Study

Unsure if your business idea will work? We can help determine if your business idea is feasible.

Technology Commercialization

Do you have a new technology? Our team can help build out a plan to fund and sell your new tech.

Loan Assistance

Do you know how to approach a lender with your new business plan? We can help you develop a plan and projections so you are ready for a lender.

Get In Touch

Let us know how we can help you start or grow your business.