Congratulations! You are considering starting a small business. This assessment can help you identify
your strengths and weaknesses, so that we can give you relevant and detailed guidance, suggestions, and resources.
Smart Start Assessment
Step 1 of 3: Let us know who you are and what part of Maryland
you live in so that we can give you personal assistance
A partnership program of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The SBDC is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA),
University of Maryland Center For Applied Policy Studies (UMCAPS) and
the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) under
Cooperative Agreement Number 01-7620-0021-06. The support given by the
U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute
an express or implied endorsement of any of the cosponsors or participants
opinions, products, or services. All of SBAs programs and services
are extended to the public on a non discriminatory basis.