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Business Development Center (BDC)

Benefits of becoming a BDC client:

  • Certified incubator by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce which allows incubator clients to be eligible for certain exemptions pursuant to the provisions of the Small Business Incubators Incentive Act. (Subject to availability and certain criteria.)
  • On-site business advisors
  • Professional business with 24/7 access to the facility

How do I become a BDC client?

  • Present business idea to incubator coordinator
  • Demonstrate financial capacity to fund business idea
  • Submit application to become approved client

For more info
405.809.3517 | email

Moore Norman’s Business Development Center exists to assist entrepreneurs during the startup phase of their business venture. By offering business guidance and services targeted to the individual entrepreneur, the BDC aims to create an environment that is beneficial to the entrepreneur, and increase the likelihood for the success of their business venture.
 

SCORE Workshop

MNTC’s Business Development Center partners with Oklahoma City SCORE to reach prospective business owners in the southern part of the OKC metro area including south Oklahoma City, Moore, Norman and beyond. In addition to providing office space to SCORE when needed, the BDC welcomes SCORE to one of MNTC's campuses when they present the workshop “Beginning Business Basics”.  

Attendees will learn what is needed to start a new business, when to consider starting a business and truths concerning some myths of owning a business. 

Workshop discussion also includes:

  • Identifying the need for your product or service  
  • Introduction to legal structures and protecting yourself  
  • Critical accounting actions to keep your business open, balance sheets, P&L’s and cash flow.  
  • Employing the right people
  • Financing your business and where to locate financing options  
  • Marketing, sales and ways to promote your business.  
  • Developing a business plan as a roadmap
  • Developing presentations when approaching lenders

Upcoming Score Workshop

Business Basics-Starting & Running Your Own Business
6:30 p.m., August 10
Moore Norman Technology Center
4701 12th Avenue NW
Norman, OK 73069

Click here to register online or contact SCORE. Cost for the workshop is $20.

Upcoming workshops are scheduled for August, October and December. To learn more about the BDC/SCORE partnership, click here.