Smell The Curry

Smell The Curry

[ Underserved Communities ]

Smell The Curry is an authentic Indian caterer that specializes in regional South and North Indian cuisines. It offers vegetarian, non-vegetarian, and Indo Chinese cuisines and provides catering for celebrations of any size. In addition to catering, Smell The Curry will be opening a stall in the Flourtown Farmers Market. By working with Temple’s SBDC, Juby has been able to officially become an LLC and has had a website created through our Digital Connect program.

“…the SBDC team was amazing! From day one the team was very professional and easy to work with. Thank you so much for you and your team for the help.”


Blue Dog Farms

[ Rural Development ]

“Jen Horning [from Shippensburg University SBDC] is a wealth of information and our trusted confidante. She is always willing to review our business and marketing plans or assist us with any business function.”


Aliner Camper

[ Export ]

Easy Outdoor Experience Going to Europe.
The enjoyment of experiencing the outdoors is more accessible with the Aliner camper. It is a convenient pop-up trailer that is light weight, towable, small in size and able to be stored in a garage. After meeting with the consultant for International Trade at the University of Pittsburgh SBDC, the process started in developing a list of due diligence steps in order to succeed. The company was able to analyze the market, scout the market needs and comply with the U.S. and European regulations.

Paw Pack Doggy Daycare ribbon cutting ceremony

Paw Pack Doggy Daycare

[ Millennials + Gen-Z ]

Danielle Humphreys and her husband Andrew reached out to The University of Scranton SBDC in April 2018 for help starting a dog daycare business in Hamlin, Wayne County. Keith Yurgosky, SBDC Business Consultant, worked with the Humphreys to go over the process of starting a business, writing a business plan, creating financial projections, and obtaining financing. SBDC celebrated with them at a long-awaited grand opening event in September 2021.

DECA City Farms

[ Tech Development ]

Hawa Lassanah is the proud small business owner of the wholesome DECA City Farms in downtown Lancaster, PA. DECA City Farms is a technologically innovative, utility independent, modular urban micro-farm system which enables neighborhoods, businesses, and public-facing institutions to ensure food security and resource autonomy both locally and globally. Hawa originally sought the services of the Kutztown SBDC outreach office in Lancaster to review options for financing a commercial-grade freeze dryer which was essential to the processing of her wellness products.

Angie's Auto Tags Inc.

[ Special Populations ]

Angie Millan, originally from Cali, Colombia, started her entrepreneurial career in 1998 when she opened Angie’s Auto Tags Inc. In 2008, she became an insurance broker to provide additional services to her clients. In 2019, Angie was part of the first cohort of Ella Emprende, (She Undertakes), a Leadership and Entrepreneurial program lead by Widener SBDC. Ella Emprende is a year-long women’s entrepreneurship program through which participants develop a personalized strategic growth plan. Through Widener SBDC’s bilingual consultants, Angie was able to receive quality business services in Spanish that enabled her to strengthen, innovate, manage, and expand her business ventures.

Silvia, owner of Silvia's Bakery, standing in front of her bakery

Silvia's Bakery

[ Underserved Communities ]


In 2019, Silvia became a part of the first cohort of Ella Emprende (She Un-dertakes), hosted in partnership with Widener University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Finanta, and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Through Widener SBDC’s bilingual consultants, Silvia was able to receive quality business services in Spanish that enabled her to strengthen, innovate, manage, and expand her business.

Lean Med Innovation, LLC

[ Accelerators + Incubators ]


After developing an interest in improving global health, Founder James Newton came to the realization that supplemental oxygen is not easily accessible in various parts of the world. James was determined to find a solution and execute his vision of providing essential healthcare to developing nations. James’s idea, the O2 Cube, is portable yet durable and has the ability to regenerate oxygen. With the help of Duquesne University SBDC, Lean Med was able to develop a business plan and seek funding opportunities.

Radius Corporation

[ Export ]

“I’m thankful for SBA’s emergency capital programs for keeping our employees on the payroll. It’s an honor to be recognized as SBA’s Eastern PA Exporter of the Year. I thank Martin Brill at Kutztown University SBDC for nominating us & SBA for selecting our company.”



[ Millennials + Gen-Z ]

“Marcia at the Pennsylvania SBDC was a HUGE help in building out my business model. Because of her wisdom and commitment to me and my vision my business has exceeded our first month’s projections and have realistic expectations that are gauging our growth!”


Rebecca Rosenberg

[ Tech Development ]

Rosenberg grew up with a severe vision impairment so she designed ReBokeh, a vision assistance system for smartphones that won first place at BizPitch competition. The Shark Tank style event, sponsored by Bucknell University Small Business Development Center, awards students with funding to launch their own enterprises. Rebokeh is a member of StartupLewisburg, one of the incubators the SBDC directs for Bucknell.

G.S. Woods Financial Solutions

[ Veterans ]

Veteran, Graeme Woods sought out assistance at the Bucknell University SBDC in developing plans for growing his businesses as well as strategic marketing. The SBDC aided him with industry research and provided recommendations about social media marketing. The SBDC has helped G.S. Woods Financial Solutions grow to new heights. With a revolutionized marketing strategy, Graeme has been able to reach more customers and provide them with high-quality financial planning assistance that they want, need, and deserve.