Business Development Center
Columbia, SC 29204
Established in 2002 the Benedict College Business Development Center was created with a mission to expand the college’s role in addressing the economic and business development needs of small and minority businesses.
The BDC’s Mission
Our mission is to act as a catalyst for economic development by increasing the capacity of entrepreneurs, and small and minority owned businesses in Columbia and throughout South Carolina.
The BDC’s Core Objectives
- Promote the growth of small and minority businesses throughout the community
- Provide technical support, mentoring and business training to entrepreneurs
- Improve and expand access to financial resources and business networks.
- Promote the use of technology enhanced business strategies.