News & Press Releases

14 March 2019

SBDC Success Stories - Meet Chelsea Brownridge

(VIDEO) - Conversation with America's SBDC Success Story, Chelsea Brownridge, New York SBDC Client and Co-Founder of DogSpot

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22 February 2019

Buffalo’s youngest entrepreneurs: Age is no obstacle for these five startups

Every year, the Buffalo SBDC runs a KidBiz program for children in third through sixth grades. Three times each summer, kids set up stands at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to sell anything from popsicles to painted rocks. Associate Director, Andrea Lizak, guides participants: “It’s amazing how much they grow, even in one year. We’ve had kids who have gotten their DBAs and appropriate licensing to go to craft shows and they take those ideas and concepts and move it into actual businesses.”

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15 February 2019

Entrepreneur assistance comes to thINCubator

The Mohawk Valley SBDC announced its move to Mohawk Valley Community College’s thINCubator on Broad Street in downtown Utica. “Bringing MVCC’s thINCubator and the SBDC under one roof will centralize entrepreneurship services and provide a one-stop shop of entrepreneurial assistance for our region’s entrepreneurs, students and business owners looking to create opportunities for economic growth and creativity,” said Vice President of Community Development and Executive Director of the MVCC Foundation Frank DuRoss.

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8 February 2019

NYSBDC 2018 Annual Report is now available

Learn about NYSBDC activities in 2018 and discover small business success stories from all around New York State.

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21 January 2019

Shutdown puts would-be entrepreneurs' plans on hold

Erica Chase-Gregory, regional director of the Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College, describes how the partial federal government shutdown can create hurdles for those looking to the federal Small Business Association for loans to jump-start or expand their firms.

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8 January 2019

Courtney Curatolo named new director of JCC's Small Business Development Center

"Western New York native Courtney Curatolo has been tabbed to lead the Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College. Curatolo replaces the retired Irene Dobies."

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6 December 2018

These Tips Can Help You Stretch Your Working Capital

Pace SBDC Director, Andrew Flamm, discusses the importance of working capital in operating a small business.

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