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Mission, Vision & Core Values

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The mission of the South-West Texas Border Small Business Development Center Network is to foster small business success


We are the leading economic development network recognized for excellence in service to the small business community

Core Values


Building our reputation by being accountable, credible, ethical, and respectful


Fostering a culture of creativity by embracing change, lifelong learning, and risk-taking


Exceeding stakeholder expectations by achieving results, demonstrating leadership, and leveraging our resources and expertise


Delivering results and fostering diversity by being responsive, adding value, providing solutions and collaborating

Funded in part through the State of Texas and a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the cosponsors’ or participants’ opinions, findings, conclusions, recommendations, products or services. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Texas State University SBDC by phone at 512.420.9379 or via email at