Matthew Jackson

Director, Small Business Development Center National Information Clearinghouse (SBDCNet)

Matthew Jackson is the Director of the Small Business Development Center National Information Clearinghouse (SBDCNet). The SBDCNet provides customized, in-depth business research and resources to small businesses across the U.S. through the nation’s network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs). Matthew is passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation and student engagement. He has owned several small businesses and leads the UTSA Institute for Economic Development’s Task Force on student experiential learning. He also holds an MBA in Technology Management and a BBA in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

My Sessions

This session is designed for entrepreneurs and professionals of all ages that are interested in engaging the next generation of business professionals through youth entrepreneurship and experiential learning. Through a roundtable discussion and Q&A, attendees will learn about the opportunities available at the UTSA Institute for Economic Development, discuss hands-on experiences with small business owners, […]


Where do I find my customers? How much money will I need? What should I look for in a location? These are just a few of the many important questions that an entrepreneur should ask themselves when starting or growing a business. This session will provide you with insights into conducting business research and tapping […]