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Duquesne SBDC gets funding via CARES Act

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Here's how the money will be put to work to help small businesses deal with Covid-19 related challenges.

Local entrepreneur gets a boost from Small Business Development Center

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On an average day, Trina Worrell Benjamin handles invoices, returns calls and emails, directs a team of nearly a dozen employees and manages a client roster that has included big names like Rite Aid and Toys“R”Us. She admits her first steps into entrepreneurship were not easy. But with the help of…

Local entrepreneur gets a boost from Small Business Development Center

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Wharton SBDC Receives $500,000 Grant

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The Wharton Small Business Development Center received a five-year $500,000 grant from Wells Fargo. The grant will support the outstanding programs the SBDC provides to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.

The Director of the Wharton SBDC, Dr. Therese Flaherty, called Wells Fargo and the SBDC perfect partners to reach out to more entrepreneurs in the greater Philadelphia business community.

"We are proud and excited to begin our partnership with Wells Fargo, a leader in small business banking," said Therese Flaherty.

"This partnership will build on our common commitment and complementary strengths to help build great businesses and create good jobs in the Greater Philadelphia region. This partnership will enable us to enhance Wharton SBDC's core programs that have served over 25,000 businesses in our 30 years," said Flaherty.

Read more at the Philadelphia Business Journal

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Therese Flaherty, Director of the Wharton SBDC, with Hugh Long, Wells Fargo Regional President, Howard Kaufold, Vice Dean of Wharton's MBA Program and Academic Director of the SBDC, and Sang Kim, Community Bank President οf Wells Fargo’s Delaware Valley North region.