Pathway to Micro

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Create your own pathway to success
with NH SBDC’s new Pathway to Micro program!

Entrepreneurship is an alternative to fulltime employment that can offer you independence and flexibility. Starting a small business may sound daunting, but SBDC has a team of business advisors and educational resources to help you get started.

The Pathway to Micro program offers unemployed or under-employed individuals the opportunity to launch a micro business (1-5 employees) of their own. Participants get confidential, highly individualized business assistance at no cost. Specialized education offerings for participants will be rolled out this year.

Pathway to Micro Eligibility

  • Unemployed individuals.
  • Under-employed individuals. People who are working part-time but want full-time employment or those with a job that does not fully use their existing skills, experience and education.

SBDC can help you create your pathway to success.

There is no one blueprint for owning a small business. Whether you’re an artist, a landscaper, an aspiring consultant or an HVAC expert, SBDC advisors can help you achieve your dream of starting a business. Also, SBDC offers dozens of eCourses and webinars focused on starting and managing a business.


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I was flying by the seat of my pants. My advisor has been a rockstar with helping us get a business license, register as an LLC, set up a business checking account, and with thinking about our growth and next steps. Business owners should use SBDC’s services because it will help them grow and cover all their bases. You think you can figure it out on your own, but it is so helpful to have a professional resource where there is no judgment.

- Elijah Sobel, North Country Kayak
Bethlehem, NH

How do I get started?

Contact Ben Dion, SBDC's Program Coordinator, at 603.862.2200 or to be paired with a certified business advisor.