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New Year, New Businesses, Pennsylvania SBDC Releases Updated 'First-Step: Starting a Business' Webinar Series

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As the end of 2014 approaches, the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have announced a series of no cost on-demand webinars well-suited for entrepreneurs looking to start a business in…

Pennsylvania SBDC Announces Award Recipients at Annual Small Business Growth Forum

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Today, the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) announced awards honoring four staff members and nine Centers for their commitment and contributions to small business during the 2014 Pennsylvania SBDC Small…

Pennsylvania Business Technology Conference Set for November 13 at Duquesne University SBDC

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The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting their 9th Annual Pennsylvania Business Technology Conference on November 13, 2014 at the Student Union at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. …

New, Self-Paced Online Courses Available for Small Business Owners through Pennsylvania’s Online Broadband and Technology Training

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are encouraging business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to sign up for Pennsylvania’s Online Broadband & Technology Training (OBTT) Program, a statewide initiative offering…

Duquesne University SBDC Secures U.S. Commerce Department Funds to Help Increase Small Business Exports, Create Jobs

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have announced that the Network’s center at Duquesne University has been selected as one of eight recipients of the U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade…

Pennsylvania DEP Now Accepting Applications for Small Business Advantage Grants

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The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has begun accepting applications for Small Business Advantage Grants that will fund pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects. Manufacturers, retailers, service providers, agricultural businesses and…
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SBDCs Available to Help Small Businesses Prepare for SBA Lender Match Events

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The SBDCs are teaming up to offer no-cost seminars in Central and Northeast Pennsylvania to help local entrepreneurs learn how to obtain financing in preparation for the upcoming Lehigh Valley Lender…

Pennsylvania SBDC State Director Christian Conroy Elected Vice Chair of National Association of Small Business Development Centers Board

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From Left to Right: Mark Petrilli, Mary Peters, Janice Washington, Kristina Oliver, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, Michele Abraham, Greg Panichello, Diane Howerton, Christian Conroy, and ASBDC President Edward (Tee) Rowe. The…
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Saint Francis University SBDC to Honor Small Business Award Winners

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The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center will honor the winners of their 2014 Small Business Awards at their annual Awards Luncheon at noon on Thursday, October 2 in the…

Registration Open for Veteran Business Training and Outreach Conference in Delaware County

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and the Southeast Pennsylvania Procurement Technical Assistance Center (SE PTAC) are excited to announce the first-ever joint Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of General Services…

Pennsylvania SBDC Marks National Preparedness Month in September

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September is National Preparedness Month and the Pennsylvania SBDCs are reminding all small business owners about the importance of business continuity.  As part of National Preparedness Month, small business owners…

Duquesne University SBDC Offering Go Global Export Certificate Series with NASBITE CGBP Credits

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Small businesses in the Pittsburgh region interested in learning more about starting or growing their sales through exporting are encouraged to register for the Go Global Export Certificate Series, hosted by…

Duquesne University and Kutztown University SBDCs Funded Through SBA Growth Fund Accelerator to Serve Hispanic Business Owners

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have announced that the Duquesne University SBDC and the Kutztown University SBDC have been selected as two of 50 nationwide winners to receive monetary…

Penn State SBDC to close Philipsburg office Sept. 30

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Penn State’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will close the Philipsburg Outreach Office on Sept. 30, 2014. Demand for services in the Centre Region has made SBDC reevaluate the allocation of…

Lehigh University SBDC Hosting Lehigh Valley's Premier International Conference for Businesses on September 15, 2014

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On Monday, September 15, the Lehigh University SBDC will host ‘Bringing the World to You,’ an informative day of international trade sessions for business owners looking to grow their…

Pennsylvania SBDC Announces Affordable Care Act Webinar Series for Business Owners

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As the next phase of open enrollment approaches under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have announced a series of live webinars…

Pennsylvania SBDC Recognizes U.S. Congressman Barletta as Small Business Champion

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have named Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, a “Small Business Champion” for his support of small business and aspiring entrepreneurs.  Barletta was presented with the…

Pennsylvania SBDC Releases On-Demand Webinar Series for Entrepreneurs

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), through grant funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), has released a series of four on-demand webinars for entrepreneurs and small business owners. …

Pennsylvania SBDC Announces Robin Burtner as 2014 State Star

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have announced Robin Burtner of the Shippensburg University SBDC as the 2014 State Star for Pennsylvania.  Burtner will be awarded and honored during a…
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Business Continuity Alert: Small Businesses Warned of Weather-Related Business Interruptions during Hurricane Season

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As Hurricane Arthur makes its way up the East Coast, the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are reminding small businesses to prepare for this year’s Atlantic hurricane season which runs…