SBDCs In The News

Illinois SBDC Aids New Clothing and Branding Firm – Built By Battle

Thanks to expertise from the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center, Danny Smith has founded a clothing and brand company, Built By Battle, to inspire others to tackle their battles and succeed. Read more.

Washington SBDC Helps Family Business Take Off with Youthful Energy and Career Experience

A father and son teamed up with the Washington SBDC in Pullman, Washington to create an online leather care products business. Read more.

Embracing Generational Change at the 2016 America’s SBDC Conference

Along with other influencers in the small business space, Bob House of BizBuySell recently had the opportunity to attend and speak at the 36th annual America’s SBDC Conference. Read more.

Florida SBDC Network Bolsters State’s Economy

The Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of business assistance, reports $17.1 billion GRP impact since 2011. Read more.

Arizona SBDC and Google Expanding Sales Horizons Online

The Eastern Arizona College Small Business Development Center is working with local businesses to get the most out of their web pages, utilizing the Google program Let’s Put our Cities on the Map. Read more.

New York State SBDC Returns to Putnam

After more than a decade without an office in Putnam County, the New York State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will open up a satellite location in Mahopac. In a partnership effort to better serve the needs of small business owners, The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce will share its office with the SBDC. Read more.

U.S. Senator Chris Coons to Speak at SBDC Event in Newark

U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware will speak at an event sponsored by the Delaware Small Business Development Center Network. The event, held in Newark on Dec. 16, focuses on how research and development businesses now have the opportunity to apply for federal and state tax credits. Read more.

Wyoming SBDC Network Receives Technology Accreditation

The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network recently received technology accreditation through the Association of SBDCs’ accreditation committee. Read more.

Illinois SBDC Helps Partners Acquire Home Care Business

Jeff Stassi and his business partner Steve Boyd are combining their extensive nonprofit, healthcare and emergency relief agency experience in acquiring, operating and expanding a non-medical home care business – Central Illinois Care Services (CICS) – to serve clients across Central and Southern Illinois. The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is assisting them. Read more.

California’s College of the Canyons SBDC Receives Wells Fargo Grant to Assist Veterans

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons has received a $25,000 grant from Wells Fargo Bank, which will allow the SBDC to provide entrepreneurial training and comprehensive one-on-one technical assistance to military veterans and their family members. Read more.