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Small Business Development Center

Todd County Development Corporation (TCDC) is designated as a North Central Regional “Small Business Development Center” (SBDC) Outreach Office, providing “FREE” business technical services to pre-venture and existing businesses.  The TCDC SBDC office is part of the North Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center located in the Business and Industry Center at Central Lakes College, Brainerd.  We provide free professional consultation for your project or idea in confidence, work with you to determine the type or level of technical assistance required and determine resources needed to help make your project a success.  Our partner resources can be identified and put to work to help to help your business project succeed.  We additioanlly offer as needed, “Going Into Business” classes that will help get you on the right track to success.

The TCDC SBDC Outreach Office provides assistance with:

  • Start-up Assistance
  • Business Plan Development
  • Access to Capital and Loan Packaging
  • Financial Assessment and Feasibility Analysis
  • General Marketing and Research
  • eCommerce/Web Site Development
  • Business Cash Flow Analysis and Financing
  • Succession and Strategic Planning

To take advantage of our SBDC services provided at no cost to you, please contact:

Rick Utech

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and regional support partners. All opinions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the program sponsors. Programs are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.


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Todd County was created on February 20, 1885 (Organized in 1873) from Cass County.  The county was named in honor of John Blair Smith Todd, commander of Fort Ripley (1849-56); general in the Civil War; delegate in Congress from Dakota Territory, 1861 and 1863-65; governor of Dakota Territory, 1869-71.