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Business Counseling

Alaska Small Business Development Center [www.aksbdc.org]
Offers FREE, confidential, one-on-one counseling designed to provide practical and useful information to small business owners and individuals interested in starting a business.

Procurement Technical Assistance Center [www.ptacalaska.org]
PTAC provides one-on-one counseling and training to small business owners in an effort to increase the level of Alaska business participation in state, federal and local government procurement activities, both in the number of business contracts executed and in the dollar volume.

Technology Research and Development Center of Alaska (TREND)
Trend assists small businesses in accessing and applying technologies and assists Alaskan businesses competing for federal research and development dollars through proposal preparation and review.

Springboard [www.gospringboard.org]
A project of the Juneau Economic Development Council to assist Alaskan companies commercialize Defense Department technology.

US Small Business Administration [www.sba.gov/ak]
Financial assistance, counseling, and training events.
Anchorage Office - (907) 271-4022
Women’s Business Ownership Representative - (907) 271-4027
Veteran’s Representative - (907) 271-4841

SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Businesses) [www.akscore.org]
Matches volunteer business management counselors with clients needing expert advice.

Rural Outreach Program for Entrepreneurs (ROPE) [www.alaskarope.org]
Provides small business startup and growth tools to rural Southeast Alaska, through free workshops and one-on-one business consulting. We want to improve the lives of Southeast Alaskans by helping new businesses become healthy businesses.


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