The Growth Academy is where established entrepreneurs acquire new skills to innovate and grow.  Begin the Process.  Get skills.  Take a Workshop.

Our Next-Gen Lab is an active, creative and collaborative space where entrepreneurs engage in mission specific and outcome-driven activities to build and grow their business.

There is no Magic Bullet for success.  Our Design, Test, Learn, and Evolve process will help you grow by doing, not planning. 

Start or Grow Your Business 

Widener University SBDC

Helping Businesses to Start, Grow, and Prosper

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Featured Workshops


Support for

Start-ups | Wantrepreneurs

Support for

Established | Growthrepreneurs


Strat 'N Go

Startups can take our Strat N' Go workshops, downloads, and free resources to help prepare your business for the launch pad. 

Growth Academy

Success Lab

Established Business can train at our Growth Academy and receive coaching through our innovation sprints in our SBDC Next-Gen Lab

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Forging  partnerships

The University community can benefit from entrepreneurship certificates, lunch & learns, experiential learning and high impact practices. 

Economic Development Agents, Chambers of Commerce and business associations can benefit their members through our needs assessment tools, customized workshops and strategic consulting.

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